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Nice couple of hours spent going round the museum. Interesting to see how how successful the area was and how many jobs were created by the sardine industry. Yes some of the video of abit propaganda driven but let’s hope that’s just a translation issue....More
Very interesting insight into the history of Portimão (which used to be a lot bigger, as you'll find out!) as an industrious fishing village whose prosperity came from canned Sardines.
Industrial equipment on display including ovens, oil spreaders, can printers, can sealers, all used in...More
Fairly inexpensive to get in 3 euro for an adult, if you want to know how sardines are canned in the old days, it’s interesting, otherwise not really a historic museum per se. Took about an hour to finish, including watching the very old historic...More
Amazing history with a film of the early days of the thriving Sardine business before the Revolution. Working all day in the canning factories, these women were subjected to extremely arduous labor for years. There is also a large statue about 2 blocks away in...More
We were really impressed with this museum that details the history of Portimao's canning industry. It's a modern, open space with plenty to hold your interest.
They run an old (propaganda?) documentary that gives a great insight into what work would have been like when...More
We went in here and found it very interesting. Telling the story of the local industry. The dancers were amazing and I have never seen dancers in a museum who told the story of the workers. Who ever thought of that is a genius.
A must if you are at the marina in Portimao! Cool, spacious, modern, interactive displays about this bit of Portugal's history - birthplace of the first president... something for all ages. Friendly and helpful staff. Free entry on Saturdays. A really professional, fresh museum to...More
I looked at the website. Adults 3 euro. Handicapped and Children below 15 : free. Between 15 and 25 or over 65 is 1.5 euro. Free on May 17 and 18. The website is also in English (upper right is the language choice button).