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Museu Municipal de Viana do Castelo

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First rate tiles and glazed pottery

This Museum is large and more sophisticated than I expected. The painting on the pottery is... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2018
hotshallot2
amazing tile collection

the first floor of this museum is sort of less interesting but once you get up on the second floor... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
otmarwbaertl
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Largo de Sao Domingos, Viana do Castelo 4900-330, Portugal
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Reviewed 28 November 2018

This Museum is large and more sophisticated than I expected. The painting on the pottery is amazing - human nature and the human condition comes shining through. The colours are bright. The depiction of animals is also wonderful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hotshallot2
Reviewed 22 October 2018

the first floor of this museum is sort of less interesting but once you get up on the second floor they show fantastic tile pictures, Viana, once was a center for the manufacturing, besides those tile pictures it is the mansion as such which is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank otmarwbaertl
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Free, small museum. The lower floor is two sparse rooms but their are delights waiting upstairs. If you are a fan of azulejos, blue painted tiles, you will be delighted. There are 5-6 rooms containing some beautifully ornate furniture and a tiny chapel. But the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dawnGalicia
Reviewed 11 June 2018

a small, compact, affordable view of Portuguese history. Do not miss it! Especially the Glasgow toilet!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Helenc22
Reviewed 21 May 2018

I have no words to describe this city. Unfortunately we could not visit this museum, but the city, especially the monastery in the top of the hill will give you one of the best Portugal's land scape.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank MarceloO1171
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Be sure to go to the main entry ;; the backdoors show entry times, but remain closed ! All by all this museum is among the better "municipal museums" because it focuses on some aspects of its history: here particulary the so typical portuges "azuleijos"...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Geert C
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Compact museum that does local history brilliantly - from prehistory right the way through to modern times = especially good on pre-medieval development of area.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank John N
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Is near to train station to walk distance, the exhibition is interesting the present to history of the Portugal and clothes! !!. Really enjoyable for the trip

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Luis C
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Gorgeous little museum with some stunning furniture and pottery, plus art exhibits. All beautifully displayed and good descriptions. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank carol c
Reviewed 12 October 2015

It is very interesting with several exhibitions on pottery through different centuries and regions. Really enjoyable.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank LeonelSimoes
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