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Phone Number: 238310760
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They put a nice simulation for the bread making story, also at the historic section you can see how the bread makers lost their local status over the years. Recommended for family... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 18, 2015
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English first
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very lovely place and also a well laid out museum with stuff for both adults and children.. It als has a truly tempting restaurant , which i would have sampled had i not just had a meal earlier.!!! It also has a very nice shop attached with not onlu souvenirs but also lovely local products

Thank Richard C
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

They put a nice simulation for the bread making story, also at the historic section you can see how the bread makers lost their local status over the years. Recommended for family with kids and also nice for couples. The staff is great and lively!

Thank Avivshm
Coimbra, Portugal
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56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

A place to visit with children! You can learn the history of bread art making and back to old times! In the bar you can enjoy a Portuguese coffee style and view a fantastic landscape! In the end of your visit don't forget to visit the grocery to buy genuine portuguese food and handcraft!

Thank JoaoJJoaquim
Howick, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I would have loved to visit this quint little museum but unfortunately the bread museum has moved to where the toy museum was. A helpful local needed to show me the way and unfortunately at 5pm it was closed, even though opening hours displayed stated 6pm closure.

Thank 406julia1982
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56 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This museum is absolutely surprising. Came here with my wife and baby, just because tripadvisor marked it nearby. What a great great surprise!! If you have at least an hour, do yourself a favor and visit this place. The entry for adults is € 5 but well worth every cent. There are four rooms with so much interesting and curious... More 

Algarve, Portugal
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335 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

An unexpected museum. Beautiful building, outstanding location. Good historic research, interesting documents and exhibition and a room with puppets which if you have children is very , very nice. Didn't try the restaurant but after seeing it we feel sorry...

Thank MEAFaro
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Museu do pão is a good place to go with children when you are exploring Serra da Estrela. The expositions are nice and they have an activity with children where they bake a decorative piece of bread. The restaurant has delicious food but somethimes you need to book ahead!

Thank BeeMargarida
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Very interesting museum. Plenty of rooms to visit, and awesome for children who can actually made a piece of bread! A must visit.

1 Thank Filipe N
Amadora, Portugal
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118 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

The museum itself has a nice part for little kids, where they can make their own bread. The adult part is filled with history and explanations related to the region and the bread making process. There is a local products shop where you can buy some amazing cheese, bread, wine and other products. If you visit on Christmas time, the... More 

1 Thank sfrodrigues
Ohio, USA
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2009

Somehow we came across the Museu do Pao on the internet & added it as a lunch stop on our trip to the Serra da Estrela. The museum is a little work to find but the views are nice from atop the hill overlookng Seia. The restaurant is packed with families on Sunday so we recommend calling ahead. Luckily since... More 

1 Thank SyttendeMai

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