Museums and Galleries

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  • Medina Museum - Braga

    Collection of works by artist Henrique Medina comprising of portraits, still life and landscapes

    Braga
    Museums and Galleries
  • Standing guard at the mouth of Peniche's harbour is the sixteenth century Fortaleza de Peniche (Peniche Fortress). Commissioned during the reign of King João III when this little port was of great strategic importance to Portugal and its empire...

    Peniche
    Castles Museums and Galleries
  • Joanina Library, Coimbra

    Exquisitely ornate Baroque library of the University of Coimbra. Around 250 thousand volumes are contained within this priceless icon of Portuguese culture.

    Coimbra
    Museums and Galleries
  • 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
    Museums and Galleries
  • Casa da Baía - Setubal

    With its dark blue plasterwork and contrasting pale stonework windows, it's not hard to spot Setúbal's Casa da Baía, or House of the Bay. Only a short walk from the town's main square, the Praça de Bocage, it was built in the aftermath of the...

    Setúbal
    Museums and Galleries Palaces and Historic Houses
  • 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
    Industrial Museums and Galleries
  • Museum located within the keep of Bragança castle. Exhibits include medieval armour, 20th century guns and even art from the colonies

    Braganca
    Museums and Galleries
  • Museu do Brinquedo Português / Toy Museum - Ponte de Lima

    The Portuguese Toy Museum (Museu do Brinquedo Português) is housed in the Casa do Arnado and its annexes, directly across the medieval bridge from Ponte de Lima. The permanent exhibition takes us on a journey through the Portuguese toy...

    Ponte de Lima
    Museums and Galleries
  • Museu Militar de Lisboa - Lisbon Military Museum

    The Museu Militar (Military Museum) in Lisbon is located below the Alfama on the site of a 16th century foundry where amongst other things cannons were cast. Many of the weapons on display now significantly predate these; medieval weapons such as...

    Lisbon
    Museums and Galleries
  • 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
    Museums and Galleries

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