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Museo do Mar (Museum of the Sea)

Rua Julio Pereira de Mello, Cascais 2750-407, Portugal
+351 21 482 5400
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Sailing lovers

As a sailing lover, I love to go after cultural things about the sport and what involves navigation... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Maria L
An interesting museum, especially if you know some history of Portuguese exploration

The museum was interesting, although some areas were more interesting than others. If you were... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
London, ON
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Rua Julio Pereira de Mello, Cascais 2750-407, Portugal
+351 21 482 5400
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

As a sailing lover, I love to go after cultural things about the sport and what involves navigation along the centuries and at this museum you have a little of the Portuguese Navigation story.

Thank Maria L
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The museum was interesting, although some areas were more interesting than others. If you were Portuguese, it would probably all be interesting but for me the parts about early exploration were the most fascinating, along with the temporary exhibit on Vikings. Another interesting feature was...More

Thank Chileice
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Interesting free to over 65s - esp on a wet day - well laid out with friendly staff - good use of displays showing sea, fishing birds and maritime activities - good use of audio noises as you walk through displays - needs to be...More

Thank Js L
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We went to the museum on a very hot day to escape from the heat and were surprised to find such an interesting and well displayed collection which explored both the Royal influence on Cascais and the lives of the ordinary fishermen and women. There...More

Thank senseandsensibility
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I've visited museum of the sea plenty of times when I was little and it still blows my mind. I think that it's a place to visit if you have small children or if you're a sea and ocean lover

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Good English and Portugese descriptions of the sea life around Portugal. Interesting and well explained.

Thank RobGfromWorcs
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Kept us all occupied with the interesting information and exhibits. Nice bit of Cascais history along with some marine biology. A good entry price too, would be double in the uk!

Thank Georgia W
Reviewed 21 July 2016

A lovely small museum that is very well laid out and if I remember about 3 euros entrance with concessions for children and the seniors. The displays are accessible and easily understood with each display supported with written explanations in Portuguese and in English and...More

Thank NML28London
Reviewed 3 July 2016

This is a lovely museum which proved a definite hit with our 2 year old. The exhibits explain the history of the building, D. Carlos' marine expeditions, the local traditional marine industry, local marine life and there is also a section of marine fossils. There...More

Thank sallylass
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Lovely little museum with excellent displays. Well maintained with friendly knowledgeable staff. Free for children and seniors. Well worth a visit

Thank jruss2015
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