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Museu dos Biscainhos

Rua dos Biscainhos, Braga 4700-415, Portugal
+351 253 204 650
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Arrange for a guided tour of the house. It is huge and is full of beautiful antiques. The design... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Thomas V
Oakland, California
Quite interesting but not given sufficient time to look

The museum can only be visited at set times with a 'guide'. We walked around the garden, which... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Rua dos Biscainhos, Braga 4700-415, Portugal
+351 253 204 650
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Arrange for a guided tour of the house. It is huge and is full of beautiful antiques. The design of the rooms and its entirety is lovely, great representation of the good life of the rich. Just beautiful.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The museum can only be visited at set times with a 'guide'. We walked around the garden, which needed a bit more loving care, before the 'guide' let us into the house. However, the 'guide' was merely there to usher people from room to room...More

Thank RobertJE
Reviewed 25 June 2017

You feel like you are part of the nobility of the eighteenth century when you step foot on this property, and are transported to a place that features slaves, servants, and chaplains. One of the most prestigious places in Braga, this is a location that...More

Thank sethlestath
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Quite hidden this museum is actually a very place to visit, it´s a place with a lot of history and that allows the visitor to see life in another era, plus the gardens are very nice.

Thank Pedro Miguel M
Reviewed 30 May 2017

OK, the guides all say it opens at 9:30, so we had to walk around town for another 35 minutes, which we spent literally walking around town (for 1 hour), but by 10:45 we were allowed to already explore the beautiful garden (a park it...More

Thank janneman55
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The tour was interesting with some very nice rooms. The tour is self paced and you are just reading the materials. I felt that the tour guide was rushing a little because you are only supposed to be in the building for 25 minutes for...More

Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The house is only visited on guided tours but that was good, and in several languages. The garden is equally beautiful

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Just reviewing the palace itself(the garden not included in this) and it is interesting and you can get a good hour in there. Very interesting architecture with a good guide which explains well and answers your questions.

Thank Oscar C
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is s small museu with a beautiful garden, all in barroco style. The access to the garden it´s free.

Thank Manuel S
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We didn't even realise this was there. The outside of the place looked interesting so we got closer to investigate and found it was a museum, and it was open. Having spoken to what we now know was the house tour guide, we paid our...More

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