Museu Regional do Algarve
Museu Regional do Algarve
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Founded in 1963 by Carlos Porfírio. This museum houses a valuable collection of objects and photographs relating to the culture of the Algarve, as part of a Regional Interpretation Centre. It is located in the building which is home to the District Assembly.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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hippoLA
Olympia, WA75 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Learned so much about the history and peoples of the Algarve. How they lived, crafts, and more . I highly recommend this. I’m hoping that they can expand as more people visit
Written 1 June 2024
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MaryStastny
12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
This museum is full of artefacts and implements, which were used by the locals in the past to earn their living. It also has little rooms, re-created from the past, interiors of cottages and shops, et cetera. All beautifully displayed and explained. Very interesting! Well worth a visit.
Written 24 May 2024
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5times05
Liverpool, UK4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
We had a very pleasant hour in this museum. Very informative about the history of the great workers and people of this region and very cheap. 2 euros if i remember correctly. Friendly staff
Written 20 September 2023
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Steviefull
Kidderminster, UK1,944 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Couples
A quaint little museum showing life in Faro over the years, you wont find any VR headsets and flashing displays just old fashioned mannequins and equipment from back in the day and in the surroundings it fits perfectly.

I've no idea how much it cost as the person on the entry had no change so just let us in.

A nice quiet way to spend an hour or so.
Written 20 July 2023
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tinkle_24
Northampton, UK1,773 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
Well designed with lovely black and white pics of buildings and people if the Algarve. People at work. Also paintings of local activities and displays of local craft. Finally section on legends with Moorish characters depicting integration of Moores and people of the Algarve.
Written 15 February 2023
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grafran
Andover, UK496 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Couples
This museum gives an excellent insight into the everyday life of past local communities. Exhibits are very well displayed, but some information is only in Portuguese.
Although small, we spent quite a long time here.
Written 26 March 2019
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JamieAndMaureen
Edinburgh, UK19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Couples
We wiled away the better part of an hour looking at all the lovely exhibits and photos. Really felt as though we were getting a glimpse into old Algarve and the lives of its people. Recommended
Written 21 September 2018
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Sue W
Plymouth, UK600 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 • Couples
We stumbled across this museum so glad we did €1.50 each to enter and it showed the real Algarve and how people worked and lived her interesting my partner and I really enjoyed it it's worth a visit
Written 30 May 2018
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waltodav
Nacton, UK484 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Couples
We visited the Museum on our last day in Faro and found it very good and it certainly filled a good few hours in addition to being very interesting.
Written 6 May 2018
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K7239DWdavidc
Woking, UK5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Couples
Interesting museum, well worth a visit. Located near to the Cathedral in the old town. Have a look at the Faz Gostas restaurant, also nearby.
Written 27 March 2018
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