Lover of archaeology and Im Disappointed with this one. Lack of information is so frustrating even though it has cool and interesting objects.
About Museu D. Diogo de Sousa - Museum of Archeology
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Braga is a city of beautiful architecture and design...how could its newest museum be such a poorly designed mess? The approach is so ugly and unwelcoming. Tiny display cases with even tinier type line the entryways. The mosaic house is in an unmarked location our...More
The museum is a little bit out of the town centre but is walkable c. 1km. The outside and layout is kind of modernist in intention. After getting your ticket you walk down a long corridor to the first rooms but I found the articles...More
I am tempted to recall the old advertising for the V&A in London: "Ace cafe with quite a good museum attached". The museum is more than quite good (as is the V&A!) and had some particularly good models of Roman life in Portugal. The cafe...More
It's like a cantina in nature but a very decent restaurant to have lunch when you are pressed for time.
don't forget to start or end your visit at the really nice cafeteria with a daily menu of simple dishes from northern portugal. very affordable and a comfortable place for a break. lady at the entrance reception said 80% of visitors (presumably locals) come just...More
The museum is spacious and modern, people who work there are very friendly and if you go on a Sunday morning it's even free. I'm not an archeology enthusiast myself so I cannot say anything about that but even I had some things there that...More
Clean, spacious and modern museum, interactive, lots of information, great reconstructions of several Roman buildings that once stood in Braga. Good museum shop, don't forget to go outside and visit the basement with the Roman mosaic. After a visit to this museum (not in the...More
After many years of delay the Braga Museum of Archeology finally opened 4 years ago. That is why it may not show up in some guidebooks. It is by no means a big or first rate museum. This is not the British Museum. Still Braga...More