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Museu Municipal de Arqueologia

Rua Henrique Calado, Albufeira 8200-136, Portugal
+351 289 570 712
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Of you enjoy history, this is for you. Quite small. No entrance fee, and the staff wouldn't take a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Nice way to spend half an hour or so

Tucked away in a quiet area uphill, this is a nice museum that is small but interesting. Only €1 to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bude, United Kingdom
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“small museum” (9 reviews)
“local history” (3 reviews)
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Rua Henrique Calado, Albufeira 8200-136, Portugal
+351 289 570 712
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Of you enjoy history, this is for you. Quite small. No entrance fee, and the staff wouldn't take a contribution, so bought a really interesting book

Thank Sofasportsfan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tucked away in a quiet area uphill, this is a nice museum that is small but interesting. Only €1 to get in, so well worth a look. Well laid out and very friendly and helpful staff.

Thank soul_man_dave
Reviewed 24 November 2017

well worth a visit in my opinion you get too learn a lot about the surrounding area , nice displays and easy to navigate your way around , you can spend an hour or so without getting bored , I imagine it gets busy when...More

Thank A9NDY
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We really only stumbled across this museum and decided to pop in to get a feel for the local history. It was fascinating and great value for money with free wi-Fi and all commentary/information in Portuguese they had got little yellow booklets in English, which...More

Thank Stumpy12345
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

On a walk through Old Town I found Museu Municipal de Arqueologia. Decided to visit and entered to enquiry about charge for admission and was told it's €1.00, I paid and entered. It's a small but extremely interesting museum, well laid out and each section...More

2  Thank motorcar1
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Visited during one of our many trips to the old part of the town. We were looking for something akin to what we would expect of a museum in one of the Greek Island or in one of Spain's smaller town. Those pieces that had...More

1  Thank TheRestlessTraveller
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Stumbled across this museum by accident, only 1 euro to go in or free if you are a student or teacher and can prove it. Only took 20 minutes to look around but it had some interesting pieces and each room had a sheet of...More

1  Thank Rachael W
Reviewed 28 March 2017

A small but well presented museum charting the history of Albufeira and the surrounding part of the Algarve. It contains some great exhibits with explanations on cards in excellent english. The museum also displays fascinating photographs of Albufeira before it became a tourist resort. It...More

1  Thank Philip H
Reviewed 12 October 2016

So what do you do when you discover an un-documented well of unknown date, filled with 16th Century rubble? You build a museum over it. This small but fascinating museum charts the town’s history over 8,000 years, up to the 16th Century. It’s well laid...More

Thank Jo M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We paid a visit last week and found this to be an excellently laid out museum. The displays were well presented and they had card available in english and other languages

Thank DanMcG_media
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7 March 2015|
Response from Joao_Sequeira |
winter tuesday till sunday | 9:30 - 12:30 & 13:30 - 17:30 Summer tuesdays, wednesdays & weekends 9:30 - 12:30 | 13:30 - 17:30 Thursdays & fridays 14:00 - 22:00
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