Côa Museum (Museu de Côa) in Vila Nova de Foz Côa

Rock art is the oldest graphic memory of mankind. The Côa Valley, in central Portugal, is considered one of the most important rock art sites in the world, and is the most important site with Paleolithic rock art outdoors. The Côa Museum is the center-point for this great collection of rock art in the area.
Museu do Queijo - Covilha

Cheese Museum (Museu do Queijo) in Covilhã

Cheese lovers of all ages will love the Cheese Museum (Museu do Queijo) in Covilhã, central Portugal. Central Portugal is well-known for the locally-produced cheeses, particularly from Serra da Estrela towns of Algodres, Gouveia, Seia, Manteigas, Penalva do Castelo, Mangualde...
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Wool Museum (Museu de Lanifícios) in Covilhã

  For centuries, Covilhã was an important city in the region for the production and manufacturing of wool for clothes, coats and blankets. Shepherds from the nearby mountain of Serra da Estrela brought wo...
Casa Medieval Welcome Center Coimbra Portugal

Casa Medieval Welcome Center & Walking Tours – Coimbra

Welcome to Coimbra!....the third largest city in Portugal, a former capital of the country (from 1131 to 1255), home to one of the oldest universities in Europe (established 1537) and filled with a very rich culture from architecture to fado. Don’t miss seeing a single monument...
Museu Machado de Castro Coimbra

National Museum Machado de Castro in Coimbra

The National Museum Machado de Castro features many historical and antique objects originating from the churches and convents of Coimbra and the region. When the last religious orders closed (around 1834), many of their possessions were brought to the Instituto de Coimbra and...
Museu Manuel Cargaleiro Castelo Branco portugal

Cargaleiro Museum (Museu Cargaleiro) – Castelo Branco

Cargaleiro Museum is a showcase for a vast collection of works held by the Foundation Manuel Cargaleiro. These include colorful paintings, ceramics, tiles and tapestries, by the renowned Portuguese artist. The museum itself is housed in two separate, but connecting buildings, the 18th century Solar Cavaleiros mansion...
Museu Jose Malhoa

José Malhoa Museum (Museu José Malhoa) – Caldas da Rainha

Created in 1933, the Museum José Malhoa, is the first purpose built museum in Portugal. It was created to honor a vast collection of of works by noted Portuguese naturalist painter José Malhoa (1855-1933). The museum's collection includes paintings, sculptures, medals, drawings and...