We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Interesting!

It is always nice to visit places when you go deep into a region full of attractions. Visit this... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2013
ArturVictoria
Find out how it's made - and then taste some!

In this little museum you'll find out how the delicisou Serra da Estrela cheese is made. At the end... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2013
psicopauta
,
Lisbon, Portugal
Read all 160 reviews
34
All photos (34)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
5 Nov 2018
“To learn about cheese!”
16 Sep 2017
“Fantastic, highly recommended. Cinco Estrelas”
About
Contact
Rua dos Casainhos, Covilha 6200-591, Portugal
Website
+351 275 471 172
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (160)
Filter reviews
7 results
Traveller rating
3
2
1
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
3
2
1
0
1
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed November 5, 2018

I though that I knew everything about cheese: I was wrong ! It's a small museum but we learn a lot about Serra da Estrela cheese - from the milk to the final product ! For instance I learned something very important - that there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Max_Luca_Porto
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Absolutely worth seeking out. Fantastic little gem, hidden away, but very deserving of a visit for any cheese lover visiting the Serra da Estrela region! Cinco estrelas! Absolutamente é vala pena visitar pra alguém a passar por o região da Serra da Estrela. Um bom...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank LeoAldopold
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Museu is very small. Got some history about how the cheese is done. Get to taste 3 types at the end but the entrance fee of 5€ is not worth it.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank ricardopZ7735ZO
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Really nice museum showing details about sheeps and Serra da Estrela cheese production. Guided tour worth it, average 30 minutes with cheese tasting in the end. A local cheese shop has good cheese for good price.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank luiz_arakaki
Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

Difficult to get there, poorly marked. Just couple of rooms with old shepherd's stuff. Not even good effort to recreate true cheese making conditions. If you're Portuguese or fluent in portugues you might enjoy the little bits of history and definitely passionate guide/worker who unfortunately...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Agata D
Reviewed November 12, 2013

It is always nice to visit places when you go deep into a region full of attractions. Visit this museum to know more about this famous cheese.

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank ArturVictoria
Reviewed September 5, 2013

In this little museum you'll find out how the delicisou Serra da Estrela cheese is made. At the end you get a tasting, too. At the store next door you'll find regional products at very reasonable prices. Personally, I alway make a stop there whenever...More

Date of experience: February 2013
Thank psicopauta
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 nearby hotels
Casa da Figueira Grande
2 reviews
8.00 km away
Purala Wool Valley Hotel & Spa
365 reviews
9.54 km away
Hotel Santa Eufemia
245 reviews
10.12 km away
TRYP Covilha Dona Maria Hotel
463 reviews
10.22 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 102 nearby restaurants
O Cantinho Do Manuel
15 reviews
8.67 km away
Restaurante da Pousada Covento de Belmonte
270 reviews
9.97 km away
Restaurante Tomas
24 reviews
9.14 km away
Restaurante Quinta da Amoreira
384 reviews
8.27 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 27 nearby attractions
Museu De Lanificios
138 reviews
10.68 km away
Museu dos Descobrimentos
250 reviews
11.65 km away
Senhora da Boa Estrela
135 reviews
7.26 km away
Castelo de Belmonte
417 reviews
11.89 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Museu do Queijo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines