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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
Also known as the National Museum of Modern Art, the Fundação de Serralves has an impressive permenant collection and regular exhibitions. The museum is set in the beautiful gardens of the Serralves park
Museum housed in the old riverside power station. Presents the history of energy through a series of experimental exhibits and cultural contextBelem Lisbon
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
Faro has a seafaring tradition going back to the times of the Phoenicians and in the small but interesting Maritime Museum you can learn about all things nautical connected with the area. It only costs around €1 to enter and is...Faro
World acclaimed private modern art collection with works by Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, Jeff Koons, and more.Belem
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
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...
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 interior is now home to a museum with a diverse...
Located in a 16th century manor house, the museum has a permanent collection of furniture, ceramics, glass and clocks displayed in situ to recreate the decor of an 18th century manor houseBraga