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Nice museum in square opposite council chambers

Nice museum showing rural artifacts and recreations of traditonal 9seasonal?) ritual masks. I still... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2017
Aviemore, United Kingdom
Life like recreations of the significant history of the region

A series of rooms depicting the life and times of the people of Miranda do Douru who in the hills... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2015
Kew East, Australia
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Largo Dom Joao III 2, Miranda do Douro 5210-190, Portugal
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

Sadly, we only had a short time to see the Museum as it was closing soon after we arrived. But we were shown round by a helpful member of staff and caught a flavour of the life of the area through farm implements, masks, textile...More

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Reviewed November 26, 2017

Tucked away in the corner of a square in the older part of town this small museum is packed with artefacts of local Portuguese life. The staff are very friendly, we communicated quite well despite language problems.

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Reviewed July 18, 2017

Nice museum showing rural artifacts and recreations of traditonal 9seasonal?) ritual masks. I still do not understand the honourary cape but it is impressive

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Reviewed September 7, 2016

This museum gives you a perfect glimpse of what used to be the life in Trás-os-Montes not that long ago... This place is very well organized and the perfect example that it is not necessary top technology to achieve an well conceived place!

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Reviewed July 10, 2016

This is a very interesting local museum that has explanatory panels in two languages: Portuguese and the local tongue, Mirandese. I had not previously realised that this remote, isolated corner of Portugal has its own language, which apparently is quite ancient and not just a...More

1  Thank JElliot32
Reviewed August 14, 2015

A series of rooms depicting the life and times of the people of Miranda do Douru who in the hills either side of the Douru River in a quite isolated area between Portugal and Spain developed their own distinctive culture, their own Mirandise language and...More

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