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1 Feb 2017
“Well worth a Visit”
11 Mar 2016
“Worth it for the Carnival display”
Mindelo, Sao Vicente, Cape Verde
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

The museum was well set out with local artefacts, and some fabulous fabric work ....a combination of hand made carpet, collage and embroidery with wool. Stunning and very clever. The souvenir shop sold some local paintings ...excellent .....and some interesting local souvenirs. We watched some...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Ralph R
Reviewed March 11, 2016

I was not impressed with the building generally, but we were lucky enough to visit it just after a special Carnival exhibition had been set up. This displayed several of the actual costumes worn during carnival, as well as a rolling film of some of...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Andrew C
Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

This is a large building across the road from the seafront. It is quite large with high ceilings which make the whole building cool. There is an exhibition space as you come in with a shop on the right, and a library further back on...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed November 4, 2015

We have been to Mindelo twice now, both as a one day port of call whilst on a cruise. We have had a pleasant time on both occasions, though if you are seeking glamour and modern shopping centres this is not the port for you....More

Date of experience: January 2015
8  Thank 825Sarah
Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is a very central building and easy to walk into and there was no admission fee. The first time we went by there was nothing really going on, but with a lot of activity of changing paintings and art work. Several visits later there...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Teresa H
Reviewed June 18, 2015

The center is located in an interesting old building across from the waterfront and houses an excellent little shop with local handicrafts. On this barren windswept island, recycling reigns and you'll find wallets made from colorful local coffee bags, bracelets made from aluminum can pull-tabs...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank vinfan
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