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Museu Municipal Dr. Jose Formosinho

Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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A chaotic musea with al lot of information. Nice to vist anyway. go during siesta and check opening... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Michel H
Wonderfully Random

This has to be the best 3 euros I have spent in a long time. This museum is completely random. You... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Bath, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

A chaotic musea with al lot of information. Nice to vist anyway. go during siesta and check opening times

Thank Michel H
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This museum had been recommended, so taking this on face value, we paid €9 (2 adults & 2 students) and visited on a very hot day. The museum is much bigger than you realise and is packed with a peculiar and bizarre selection of pieces;...More

Thank SweetpollyO
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Personally, I would say the Museum IS worth missing, it was very disappointing. However, other people might find it interesting. If you like coins and model ships, old dolls houses etc, maybe you will enjoy it. There was no format to the place, you just...More

Thank davidandjanet65
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

This has to be the best 3 euros I have spent in a long time. This museum is completely random. You never know what you are going to find in the next room. Different rooms include coins from Portuguese colonies, followed by various rifles, pistols...More

Thank jon_p_taylor
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Surprised by the amount of artifacts here in this small museum. The Golden Chapel the highlight. Its about €3 but I paid €6 for entry to the slave museum and the fort also under the same ticket. Not much to see in the other places...More

Thank Rainy007
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Pictures say 1000 words, but just FYI no pics allowed here. Housed in an old church, there's a very small fee to enter (especially if you're a senior, like me - note to oldies but goodies - ALWAYS ask about senior discounts in Porgugal -...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Educational museum of local customs of southern Portugal with quite a few items to include eclesiásticas to include a little beautiful church inside, fisherman's hard life, a miniature port town. The only thing that was missing to make this a great stop is they do...More

Thank antoniobB3504GR
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This museum includes the Gold Chapel as well as a mix of artifacts. The admission cost is very reasonable. It includes a small amount of fine art, fossils, religious relics silver and more. It gives a taste of the culture and history and can be...More

Thank NYW W
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Fun little museum with an eclectic mixture of exhibits from Neolithic finds to an exhibition of modern photography We enjoyed the models of local fishing vessels and techniques although this is probably not of interest to all. The attached baroque church is fine of its...More

Thank fromstalbans
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Doctor certainly had a wide range of interests. It's a random collection and it's at times hard to follow, with little guidance on what you're looking at, but essentially there is no linking theme, so just take each room/ collection on its own merits....More

Thank Peter H
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