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  • Convento do Carmo

    Mediaeval convent that was ruined in the great earthquake of 1755. Set overlooking the city the ruins provide a poignant reminder of the destruction wrought on Lisbon. The convent is also home to an archaeological museum with exhibits including a Peruvian mummy.

    Lisbon
  • Centro Cultural de Belem

    Referred to simply as the CCB, this beautifully designed Centro Cultural de Belem was originally built to serve as headquarter for the Portuguese Presidency of the EU in 1992. It now provides over 100,000 square metres...

    Belem
  • 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
  • Casa Museu Dr. Anastácio Gonçalves

    This museum located in central Lisbon district of Saldanha is named after its one time owner, the eminent ophthalmologist and art collector Doctor Anastácio Gonçalves (1888-1965). The house is known as the Casa Malhao as it was the home and...

    Lisbon
  • 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 do Mar, Cascais

    The Museu do Mar, Rei D. Carlos, to give it its full name; or the King Carlos Museum of the Sea is set near the centre of Cascais. It is a modern museum (opened in 1992) that embraces both traditional and modern multimedia style exhibitions....

    Cascais
  • Navio-Museu Santo André

    the Santo Andre Ship Museum is a real decommissioned fishing trawler which visitors can explore to get a true picture of what life is like on board. This former cod fishing trawler is an extension of the...

    Aveiro
  • Museu dos Terceiros - Ponte de Lima

    Set within a complex of two churches; the 15th century church of Santo António dos Frades and Igreja dos Terceiros - just to the south of the town centre, is the Museu dos Terceiros or Museum of the Third Order. This is in part a museum of sacred...

    Ponte de Lima
  • 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
  • Museu da Eletricidade - Lisbon

    Museum housed in the old riverside power station. Presents the history of energy through a series of experimental exhibits and cultural context

    Belem Lisbon

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