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Museu Municipal de Faro

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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A lovely museum.

The museum has several iinteresting things to see and a pleasant courtyard to sit in. We listened... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2019
Ingrid49_12
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Stockholm, Sweden
Pretty great

It was a nice Sunday afternoon to have a look inside, was free of entry. Not many people, was very... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2018
Cur1ous_Cat
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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The Museum's archaeological collection is displayed in three rooms. The Roman period is represent in the Paths of Roman Algarve Exhibition, starting in the Southwest Writing (Iron Age), going through the Latin epigraphy and the mosaic of Oceanus...more
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Praca Dom Afonso III 14, Faro 8000-167, Portugal
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Reviewed March 13, 2019

The museum has several iinteresting things to see and a pleasant courtyard to sit in. We listened to a Fadoconcert which cost extra.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ingrid49_12
Reviewed March 10, 2019

If in Faro, Portugal put this museum on your "to see" list. Well worth the price of admission. Traces the history of the city which was called Ossanoba founded 2500 years ago in the Roman province of Lusitania. The mosaic of the god Oceanus built...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 9, 2019

Best collection of old paintings and local history, the house itself is worth a visit -and you will see the roman and arabic influences on this region

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 8, 2019

Loved the building, because it is such an atmospheric and unusual place--intact and clearly once a religious institution, it has a pleasant and contemplative air which enhances the exhibits when you get around to looking at them. Some interesting modern paintings, and some badly worn/faded/needing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Nice museum with a lot of local history. Good setting in historical building. Central location close to other attractions

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

It was a nice Sunday afternoon to have a look inside, was free of entry. Not many people, was very relaxing. Bring your own water. We did go at the end of October. Hope this helps.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Wandered in while we were exploring the Old Town. Lovely old building, set up nicely for viewing (and resting, as needed). We did take advantage of the seniors' rate. Quite enjoyed the exhibits, though some of the more modern art work was a little odd....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

As per the title, with some very good exhibits. I particularly enjoyed the paintings of Carlos Filipe Porfirio, very atmospheric. Staff very pleasant and tolerant of our (embarrassing!) lack of Portuguese. Faro is a lovely town and this museum is a credit to it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FabFortyFive
Reviewed September 11, 2018

If you are little bit tired of walking on hot cobbled streets and want a rest for a while in a cool place, this is a good tip. You can leave your bags in the lockers at the reception and enjoy the visit. Lots of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank danadobro
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We were recommended to visit the museum after taking the Free Faro Walking Tour and we were not disappointed. Not a large museum but a great cross section of the history of the Algarve

Date of experience: May 2018
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kathy76Liverpool
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Yes, 3 euros.
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Hello. We just closed on 25 December.
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Hi Silva_dk. Admission to the Faro Municipal Museum is 2€. The visit to the museum lasts about 45 minutes.
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