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Praca da Republica | Centro Historico, Viana do Castelo 4900-520, Portugal
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Who would imagine that a museum of dresses based on 19th century customs could be so interesting. Most are remarkably lavish costumes hand made by the wearer who would typically be from a farming family. The dresses were great and gave some insight into rural...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Max M
Reviewed October 21, 2018

interesting museum which shows the local traditional clothes but also some gold jewelery making skills

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank otmarwbaertl
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Do visit this museum of traditional costume. Free entry. In old square. Few visitors in September. Well curated modern exhibition with English captions (unusual in this part of the world). Ground floor traditional Portuguese costumes. Upstairs was a temporary exhibition of contemporary fashion inspired by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank angela5566
Reviewed August 13, 2018

A well-organized museum, with exhibitions dedicated to gold, to the costumes of other times and even today used in Romes, and temporary exhibitions.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tiagolima34
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Weel laid out exhibits, with explanations in english. Well worth a visit, entry to Municipal Museum included.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Its a very good museum, with interesting information about the outfits worn in the area, the decorations/jewelry made with gold and with a temporary exhibition. You will spend around an hour in this place. Its also free on sundays, not sure about the rest of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bruna V
Reviewed February 12, 2018

While doing my coastal Camino de Santiago and passing through Viana do Castelo, I decided to check out the Museu do Traje. I think that is is one of the reasons that made me fall in love with Viana. The entrance fee is symbolic. Dont...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 963ramie
Reviewed February 10, 2018

This museum is one of the first things you will see when you are walking from the Tourist office to the historical centre of the village, it is located also on the “Praça de Republica”, and the building has been built in between the years...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank hans-jaguar
Reviewed December 11, 2017

Easy access because it is located in the historical center of the city, the popular Praça da República. Installed in a building that was the delegation in this city of the Bank of Portugal. It is an austere building that houses this museum dedicated to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

A museum of traditional arts and crafts. I spent a useful hour in this place and it was colourful and entertaining. Plus the entry ticket was very cheap!

Date of experience: June 2017
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