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Museums and Galleries

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  • Museu Marítimo de Ílhavo

    The Maritime Museum of Ilhavo (MMI) is a modern architectural gem a short drive south of Aveiro, which houses a fascinating collection of all things connected to the history of cod fishing, a stunning codfish aquarium and the...

    Aveiro
  • Museu Nacional dos Coches, Lisbon

    Museum housing the extensive collection of carriages belonging to the Portuguese royal family and nobility. Located in the old Horse Riding Arena of the Belém Palace, this is one of Lisbon's most visited museums.

    Lisbon
  • Silves Archaeological Museum

    Silves's small Archaeological Museum contains an astonishingly well-preserved Moorish well, together with archaeological findings dating right back to prehistoric times.

    Opened in 1990, the Municipal Museum of Archeology of Silves is built...

    Silves
  • São Sebastião, Albufeira

    The aesthetically pleasing, whitewashed church of São Sebastião (Saint Sebastian) on Praça Miguel Bombarda is thought to date back to the early 18th century, having been re-built on the site of a 16th century church.

    It...

    Albufeira
  • National Museum Soares dos Reis - Porto

    Founded in 1833 this was Portugal's first national museum. Set in the Carrancas Palace the National Museum Soares dos Reis features one of the finest collections of Portuguese art in existence. This includes many works by the sculptor António...

    Porto
  • Faro Museu Municipal / Convento Senhora da Assunção

    Also known as the Museu Municipal, this was founded as an archaeological museum in 1894 and is well worth a visit if you are in Faro.  It occupies the site of the 16th century convent of Nossa Senhora da ...

    Faro
  • World of Discoveries - Porto

    The World of Discoveries is an interactive museum and theme park that re-enacts the odyssey of the 15th and 16th century Portuguese navigators who crossed the oceans to discover a previously unknown world.

    The Discoveries propelled mankind...

    Porto
  • Museu José Malhoa - Caldas Rianha

    The Museu de José Malhoa (José Malhoa Museum) is situated in the grounds of the beautifully landscaped Parque Dom Carlos I. As the name suggests it is home to the largest collection of Caldas da Rainha born painter, José Malhoa.

    José Vital...

    Caldas da Rainha
  • Teatro Lethes - Faro

    The Lethes theatre building may look a little tired on the outside, but don’t let that put you off.  Step inside and you will be transported to the latter half of the 19th century.  The décor of plush velvet, painted ceiling and exquisite wooden...

    Faro
  • Santa Marta lighthouse - Cascais

    The easily recognisable Santa Marta lighthouse stands on what was once the southern tip of Cascais (the marina now extends beyond the point). Built in 1868 on the site of a 17th century fort the lighthouse only came into operation after the site...

    Cascais

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