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Museu dos Biscainhos

Rua dos Biscainhos, Braga 4700-415, Portugal
+351 253 204 650
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Very nice hidden Museum

Quite hidden this museum is actually a very place to visit, it´s a place with a lot of history and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pedro Miguel M
private tour of a beautiful place

OK, the guides all say it opens at 9:30, so we had to walk around town for another 35 minutes... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
janneman55
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Rua dos Biscainhos, Braga 4700-415, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite hidden this museum is actually a very place to visit, it´s a place with a lot of history and that allows the visitor to see life in another era, plus the gardens are very nice.

Thank Pedro Miguel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK, the guides all say it opens at 9:30, so we had to walk around town for another 35 minutes, which we spent literally walking around town (for 1 hour), but by 10:45 we were allowed to already explore the beautiful garden (a park it...More

Thank janneman55
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The tour was interesting with some very nice rooms. The tour is self paced and you are just reading the materials. I felt that the tour guide was rushing a little because you are only supposed to be in the building for 25 minutes for...More

Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The house is only visited on guided tours but that was good, and in several languages. The garden is equally beautiful

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Just reviewing the palace itself(the garden not included in this) and it is interesting and you can get a good hour in there. Very interesting architecture with a good guide which explains well and answers your questions.

Thank Oscar C
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is s small museu with a beautiful garden, all in barroco style. The access to the garden it´s free.

Thank Manuel S
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We didn't even realise this was there. The outside of the place looked interesting so we got closer to investigate and found it was a museum, and it was open. Having spoken to what we now know was the house tour guide, we paid our...More

Thank Anyportman
Reviewed 2 June 2016

You will find a shady tree inwhich a residence had been built for ladies( because a tanned skin was not permissible for the ladies) and a kitchen where there was running warm water since XVIIth century- recycled from the oven - through an ingenious system....More

Thank dlmarsan
Reviewed 19 March 2016

The Biscainhos (from Biscay) did some superb stone work in and around Braga especially on the cathederal but the best stone work here is in the lobby as you go in. A former stable yard. There are some interesting artefacts here and they are all...More

Thank Chasingclouds
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Interesting museum, defiantly worth to see, all you might need is 1-1.5 hrs. of time and 2 euros for entrance (including garden)

Thank Alexander_Miller
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