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  • Serpa clock museum

    Housed in a Manueline styled convent building is the Museu do Relógio. The collection contains 1600 watches some dating back 400 years.

    The museum dates back to 1995 when António Tavares d 'Almeida (1948-2012) put his display of around 400...

    Serpa
  • Lamego Museum

    Lamego's regional museum sits within the walls of the 18th century episcopal palace (bishop's palace) and contains some of the finest examples of religious art to be found anywhere in Portugal. Much of the collection was built up over the...

    Lamego
  • Lagos Slave Market - Mercado de Escravos

    This unassuming building in Praca do Infante Dom Henrique has a tragic history.  This building, (Mercado de Escravos) is widely believed to have been the first slave market in Europe.

    In 1444 Prince...

    Lagos
  • 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
  • Museum located within the keep of Bragança castle. Exhibits include medieval armour, 20th century guns and even art from the colonies

    Braganca
  • 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
  • Cerro da Vila - Bathhouses

    The Cerro de Vila museum is located near the Quarteira suburb of Vilamoura, on the Algarve coastline.  Some pretty interesting Roman archaeological excavations are to be found here, with most of the ruins...

    Vilamoura
  • Casa do Infante

    Also known as the Alfândega Velha (Old Customs House), this is the house which, in 1394, Prince Henry the Navigator was born in (or Infante D. Henrique as he was known locally).

    The restored...

    Porto
  • Livraria Lello e Irmão - Porto

    Built in 1906, the Livraria Lello and Irmão has been described as one of the finest bookshops on the planet. I would dispute this as the selection of books are nothing out of the ordinary; however, the spectacularly ornate interior is. Featuring...

    Porto
  • 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

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