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Museu De Evora

Largo Conde de Vila Flor, Evora 7000-804, Portugal
+351266 702 604
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Ranked #7 of 21 Attractions in Evora
Type: Museums, History Museums
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Burnaby
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103 reviews 103 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We didn't expect it to be this good. Its bigger and super well presented. It is also free sundays between 10 am and I believe 2pm. It takes no more than an hour but showcases a number of neolithic finds and more recent roman discoveries. Nice art displays too with old and new intermixed. Would recommend without question

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

From graces of Christian conquerors that are unearthed in the heart of the museum, to the funerary monuments (both real and faked--clearly identified as such) and the art on the second floor, this museum provides a sense of the city's history and pride in its artists.

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New York City, New York
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This could be easily overlooked but is worth a bit of your time. There are objects well over 2000+ years old. You learn more about the history of Portugal.

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Brussels, Belgium
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

A wonderful surprise: an excellent museum with free audio guide; one floor of sculpture from Roman period onwards and one floor of paintings including some fine Flemish works.

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This is definitely something you will want to see in Evora, for it has artefacts from every phase of Evora's history, and many of them are perfectly beautiful.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

This museum has a couple of floors of fantastic pieces dating across many eras. Marble pieces are extremely well preserved. Entrance is free.

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

the museum is spead out over quite a large area and on several levels giving you an insite the many differing cultures that have taken over evora.

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Saratoga, California
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

The light, layout and tiles are gorgeous, but even with the markers translated into English, you don't know what you're looking at and why. Just 'Roman gravestone, x century'...was it found here? What's the story? I found out later that amazing artifacts from a neolithic grave near town are held here but they weren't even labeled as such! Much work... More

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We had heard, both in reviews and in the writings of one of Portugal's great writers Jose Saramago, that this is a very respectable museum for being in such a small city. Well, I beg to differ. First of all, it does, yet indeed, have some nice holdings. But the size of the collection is modest, and there wasn't anything... More

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Denver, CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

The museum is beautifully presented and covers the breadth of the heritage of ancient little Evora. For archaeology buffs, it is a must. Be sure to visit the paleolithic and megalithic collection downstairs.

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