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Museu Municipal de Arqueologia

Rua Henrique Calado, Albufeira 8200-136, Portugal
+351 289 570 712
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Small museum, interesting contents

Stumbled across this museum by accident, only 1 euro to go in or free if you are a student or... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Rachael W
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit

A small but well presented museum charting the history of Albufeira and the surrounding part of the... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Philip H
Malton, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Rua Henrique Calado, Albufeira 8200-136, Portugal
+351 289 570 712
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Stumbled across this museum by accident, only 1 euro to go in or free if you are a student or teacher and can prove it. Only took 20 minutes to look around but it had some interesting pieces and each room had a sheet of...More

1  Thank Rachael W
Reviewed 27 March 2017

A small but well presented museum charting the history of Albufeira and the surrounding part of the Algarve. It contains some great exhibits with explanations on cards in excellent english. The museum also displays fascinating photographs of Albufeira before it became a tourist resort. It...More

1  Thank Philip H
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Albufeira is not just sun, beaches and night life. Culture and History are very well represented in this museum. Cant be missed this summer.

Thank Jonas F
Reviewed 12 October 2016

So what do you do when you discover an un-documented well of unknown date, filled with 16th Century rubble? You build a museum over it. This small but fascinating museum charts the town’s history over 8,000 years, up to the 16th Century. It’s well laid...More

Thank Jo M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We paid a visit last week and found this to be an excellently laid out museum. The displays were well presented and they had card available in english and other languages

Thank DanMcG_media
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We dropped in on a rainy afternoon when on a trip into Albufeira. What a good decision. Although small the museum is packed full of interest. A great and educational place to visit whether sunny or not. Give it a try you won't be disappointed.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Little museum but only 1 euro for entry . Worth a visit if you like museums. We spent about 1 hour looking around .

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 14 June 2016

this is worth a visit not much to see but then again you dont have to pay to go into the museum either, slightly outside of the centre of town

Thank supersu50
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We were passing this and as we had never been in we thought we would. It has a few relics from the past and nice carved stones from centuries ago. The items were laid out well and cards for each language to you could read...More

Thank jj1jj2
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We love museums and had been meaning to visit this one on our previous 2 visits to Albufeira. This year the weather was not so good so we finally got round to visiting. 1 Euro entry for adults and children/students are free. A few more...More

1  Thank Joy M
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7 March 2015|
Response from Joao_Sequeira |
winter tuesday till sunday | 9:30 - 12:30 & 13:30 - 17:30 Summer tuesdays, wednesdays & weekends 9:30 - 12:30 | 13:30 - 17:30 Thursdays & fridays 14:00 - 22:00
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