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Centro de Interpretacao da Batalha de Aljubarrota

Opens in 2 min: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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Worth the visit!

My 13 year old son found this to be the highlight of our travels. We went to many castles and... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
Mercer Island, Washington
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Great Experience

This is a great stop before you go to the monastery. There is a small museum, a fascinating video... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2017
Hacienda Heights, California
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Avenida Dom Nuno Alvares Pereira No 120 | São Jorge, Batalha 2440-197, Portugal
+351 244 480 060
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

My 13 year old son found this to be the highlight of our travels. We went to many castles and medieval sites, including tomar, evora and estremoz. We both loved all of them, but this museum brought context to life in those days, and had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

This is a great stop before you go to the monastery. There is a small museum, a fascinating video of the battle, the battlefield itself and a great view of the monastery. It is a great way to understand the reason the monastery was built....More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank SACALosAngeles
Reviewed April 27, 2017

We visited on Thursday around 11:15 AM, just before a school group arrived. Because of the school group, they showed the 30 minute video. We both found it interesting even though we knew nothing about the founding of Portugal. Since it was lunch time when...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Fred T
Reviewed April 2, 2017

If you are a history buff and have read about the creation of the Portuguese nation this is a must. You can walk the battlefield and there is an excellent film, with English VO, and accompanied by visuals of the battle as it transpired. There...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 12, 2017

Knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff. Nice video with historic explanation. There's also a souvenirs shop, were several things (eg: children costumes) can be bought.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank PedroSerpa2014
Reviewed January 11, 2017

this is the historic museum of the battle of Aljubarrota, has so much significant information, great for a history buff

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

I really liked learning more about or history, the Aljubarrota Battle was really important to our countries independence. It has lot of information and items from the 1300s. The guide oa great and will teach you a lot.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank loismen
Reviewed June 30, 2016

This museum/permanent exhibition explains the victory of the Portuguese army and its English allies over the Castilian army and its French allies on August 14, 1385. The Portuguese/English army counted only about 6500 soldiers whilst their opponents were more than 31000. The Centro de Interpretacao...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Carlos_R_888
Reviewed April 25, 2016

I don't understand why it took me so long to visit this place. 2 major atractions: the walk trough the battle field explained by a guide or an audioguide and a 15 minutes virtual show that explains very well the battle. You have a restaurant...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Pedro P
Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Although I'm portuguese and the battle of Aljubarrota is an important moment of our history and is discussed at school, it was my first time here. The place and the explanations of the guides are very interesting for adults and children. It's a place mandatory...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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