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Lovely little museum

We stayed just outside Moncarapacho a couple of years back but whenever we're in the Algarve we... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2015
ceredigionbear
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Knock at the door - a warm welcome awaits

This lovely little museum is situated just back from the main street and is easily found but... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2015
KR87140
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Limoges, France
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“Looked interesting from the outside!”
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“A gem.”
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Rua de Santo Cristo, Moncarapacho, Olhao 8700-095, Portugal
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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

We hadn't been to Moncarapacho for about 3 years so planned a visit. We stay in Cabanas de Tavira so it's a fair drive. Looked it up on Google etc but no information available on opening hours. Parked & followed the brown sign, then got...More

Thank Ann R
Reviewed January 13, 2016

Small but well worth a visit. Loads of information and some very interesting exhibits. The building alone is well worth seeing.

Thank Jan C
Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stayed just outside Moncarapacho a couple of years back but whenever we're in the Algarve we always pop in to this lovely little town. It's a bit sleepy and out of season it's very quiet and the museum's not always open, even so the...More

3  Thank ceredigionbear
Reviewed July 1, 2015

Been to Charming moncarapacho quite a few times now, it never fails to delight! Will be back in August!

2  Thank Christine N
Reviewed February 5, 2015

This lovely little museum is situated just back from the main street and is easily found but difficult to park nearby. The gate was locked – a security precaution as a result of an armed attack a few years ago – but a knock at...More

1  Thank KR87140
Reviewed November 5, 2014

We stumbled across this museum and were so fascinated by the history as explained to us by the friendly curator, we contributed to their coffers with an amount far more than they considered necessary. A pleasant couple of hours spent finding out about the town's...More

Thank PhillipKorn
Reviewed June 16, 2014

Ignore the opening times on the website!!!!! Arrived today in Moncarapacho and the whole place was pretty much deserted; very disappointed as purposely planned on going to the museum and the chapels/churches as I am named after one of the venerated saints! The museum is...More

3  Thank CL A
Reviewed November 23, 2013

This little museum tucked in the middle of Moncarapacho is a must see. The curator knows every little detail about the displays and is very patient in responding to any questions. Take time to visit the Church next to the museum which falls under the...More

2  Thank Globetrotting56
Reviewed August 17, 2013

A lovely lady walked round with us pointing things out, the museum is not open all the time and you need to look at the times on door. The museum has three different sections and we finished in a little church.

1  Thank lyn q
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