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Museu da Terra de Miranda

Largo Dom Joao III 2, Miranda do Douro 5210-190, Portugal
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Essential visit to understand the area

Sadly, we only had a short time to see the Museum as it was closing soon after we arrived. But we... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Dyegourmet
Tucked away in the corner of a square

Tucked away in the corner of a square in the older part of town this small museum is packed with... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Jonathan H
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice museum” (2 reviews)
“life” (4 reviews)
“square” (2 reviews)
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Largo Dom Joao III 2, Miranda do Douro 5210-190, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Sadly, we only had a short time to see the Museum as it was closing soon after we arrived. But we were shown round by a helpful member of staff and caught a flavour of the life of the area through farm implements, masks, textile...More

Thank Dyegourmet
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Tucked away in the corner of a square in the older part of town this small museum is packed with artefacts of local Portuguese life. The staff are very friendly, we communicated quite well despite language problems.

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Nice museum showing rural artifacts and recreations of traditonal 9seasonal?) ritual masks. I still do not understand the honourary cape but it is impressive

Thank calumgraham64
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This museum gives you a perfect glimpse of what used to be the life in Trás-os-Montes not that long ago... This place is very well organized and the perfect example that it is not necessary top technology to achieve an well conceived place!

1  Thank Liz W
Reviewed 10 July 2016

This is a very interesting local museum that has explanatory panels in two languages: Portuguese and the local tongue, Mirandese. I had not previously realised that this remote, isolated corner of Portugal has its own language, which apparently is quite ancient and not just a...More

1  Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 15 August 2015

A series of rooms depicting the life and times of the people of Miranda do Douru who in the hills either side of the Douru River in a quite isolated area between Portugal and Spain developed their own distinctive culture, their own Mirandise language and...More

1  Thank coshaw
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