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“A real story to tell”
Review of Museu da Tapecaria

Museu da Tapecaria
Ranked #1 of 35 things to do in Portalegre
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Fabulous - I had no interest in tapestry before(!) but this place has a real story to tell, and the work on display is truly superb. Take time to read the leaflet given at the entrance, it gives much of the important context. This is certainly one of the best of the museums we've visited in the area.

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

"Modern" tapestries shouldn't put potential visitors off. This is stunning craftsmanship and while some of the tapestries don't seem visually to justify the care in their making, others are sumptuously beautiful. The detailed work into making these pieces places them far beyond most people's purses and you'd need a mansion to display them too but for €1 you can view and photograph at your leisure. From a starting cartoon by an artist, a meticulous plan is prepared, and finally the work is woven in minute detail. The museum building alone is worth the visit: a renovated building with modern flair in glass and wood.

Thank mmdeep
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

HEre you can see the POrtuguese tapestry, they explain some history by order of happening. a must see in portalegre

Thank Nicole B
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

I found my way to the museum of tapestry almost by accident. The work is amazing technically and extraordinarily beautiful. It would worth flying to Lisbon and then driving 3 hours to Portalegre just to visit it!!

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

This was spectacular and should not be missed. Amazing tapestries and incredible that they were all hand done. Well worth diverting to visit

Thank staherIreland
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