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Museu Municipal de Arqueologia

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Rua da Porta de Loule 14, Silves 8300-139, Portugal
+351 282 444 832
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All reviews buy a combined ticket worth a visit combined castle interesting exhibits included entry quick look entrance fee museum cistern history pottery ancient earliest information euro
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

Modern looking museum, located round the back streets near the castle. Excellent displays with information also in English. Very interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank pam p
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Well laid out with interesting artifacts and good write-ups. Parallel English translations meant that I could understand the exhibits. The pottery is very impressive. This is a push-chair friendly venue.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Steve H
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Only a 5 minute stroll down the hill from the castle. there are many interesting exhibits which chart the towns history and it is well laid out on three floors. there is a lift for disabled access and the information is dual language which was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Ali07London
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited here this week. It was lovely day out. We went to Silves Castle and Museum . Bought a combined ticket for both. Very reasonable , if I remember correctly, less than 10 euro for both of us to enter both.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank louisemunster
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Our entry price for this museum was included in our tickets to the Castle (which we had visited beforehand). I wouldn't describe this museum as being small, as others have. Love the fact that you can touch many of the artifacts - which for children...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

This museum is in the heart of Silves town. The entrance fee is inexpensive and is even better value if you buy the combined castle and museum ticket. Bargain!

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank albeback1
Reviewed April 23, 2018

we went after the castle visit all pay in one it was very interesting lots of different things to see it shoed man from the earliest time to the present day and pottery and other bits of other nice things worth a visit

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Alan W
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We bought the combined ticket for €3.90 we spent 10mins in the museum, unless you are interested in history or archaeology then don't visit. There were lots of pots that had been found but no English explaining anything. Some interesting pictures on the first floor...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank 846HeatherS
Reviewed February 25, 2018

worth a visit and a tour down the well, as well as on to the roof top, very helpful staff and if you buy a combined ticket for the castle you get free wine tasting in the square!

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank chiclid
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful little museum, tiny but not to be missed if you like history. I was impressed by the (very slight) Visigothic burial remains and the castle model. They have made the most of what they have and it is not expensive ( free for OAPs).

Date of experience: November 2017
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