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Museu Municipal de Viana do Castelo

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amazing tile collection

the first floor of this museum is sort of less interesting but once you get up on the second floor... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
otmarwbaertl
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Fort Pierce, Florida
Azulejos

Free, small museum. The lower floor is two sparse rooms but their are delights waiting upstairs... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
dawnGalicia
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galicia
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Largo de Sao Domingos, Viana do Castelo 4900-330, Portugal
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 30, 2012

It really is a bit of a mishmash of objects and themes, but still well worth a visit. I recommand bringing your own guide book, since most of the explanations etc. are in Portuguese, allthough there are some leaflets per room that give information about...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the first floor of this museum is sort of less interesting but once you get up on the second floor they show fantastic tile pictures, Viana, once was a center for the manufacturing, besides those tile pictures it is the mansion as such which is...More

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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Free, small museum. The lower floor is two sparse rooms but their are delights waiting upstairs. If you are a fan of azulejos, blue painted tiles, you will be delighted. There are 5-6 rooms containing some beautifully ornate furniture and a tiny chapel. But the...More

Thank dawnGalicia
Reviewed June 10, 2018

a small, compact, affordable view of Portuguese history. Do not miss it! Especially the Glasgow toilet!

Thank Helenc22
Reviewed May 20, 2018

I have no words to describe this city. Unfortunately we could not visit this museum, but the city, especially the monastery in the top of the hill will give you one of the best Portugal's land scape.

Thank MarceloO1171
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Be sure to go to the main entry ;; the backdoors show entry times, but remain closed ! All by all this museum is among the better "municipal museums" because it focuses on some aspects of its history: here particulary the so typical portuges "azuleijos"...More

Thank Geert C
Reviewed October 1, 2016

Compact museum that does local history brilliantly - from prehistory right the way through to modern times = especially good on pre-medieval development of area.

Thank John N
Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

Is near to train station to walk distance, the exhibition is interesting the present to history of the Portugal and clothes! !!. Really enjoyable for the trip

Thank Luis C
Reviewed November 21, 2015

Gorgeous little museum with some stunning furniture and pottery, plus art exhibits. All beautifully displayed and good descriptions. Well worth a visit.

Thank carol c
Reviewed October 12, 2015

It is very interesting with several exhibitions on pottery through different centuries and regions. Really enjoyable.

Thank LeonelSimoes
Reviewed October 3, 2015

great , organised wonderfully showing lots of local history,heaps of local national clothes (costumes) Great building, even some custom gold items, there is a power point presentation on offer as well.

Thank JohnO4352
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