Museums and Galleries

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  • 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
    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
  • 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
    Museums and Galleries
  • 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
    Museums and Galleries
  • 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
    Churches Museums and Galleries
  • 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
  • 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
    Museums and Galleries
  • 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
    Museums and Galleries Palaces and Historic Houses
  • 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
    Museums and Galleries
  • Medina Museum - Braga

    Archeological exhibits including Palaeolithic, Neolithic and Bronze age implements, Pre-historic and Luso-Roman pottery. Museum also features part of a Roman Villa in the original location.

    Braga
    Museums and Galleries

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