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Museu Municipal de Faro

Praca Dom Afonso III, 14, Faro 8000-167, Portugal
+351 289 870 827
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Visit ruined by receptionist

When we arrived the female on the "welcome" desk was very busy talking to her friend or colleague... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2016
CarcolBarry
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An Interesting Visit

Entry costs €2 per person. Staff can speak basic English. The woman who was working on Reception... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2016
Laurfm
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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 room; the Islamic room shows objects of the Muslim daily life. The visitor can also see two other permanent exhibitions, the Ancient Painting (from 16th to 19th century) and the Enchanted Algarve by Carlos Porfirio.
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Praca Dom Afonso III, 14, Faro 8000-167, Portugal
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Reviewed November 13, 2016

When we arrived the female on the "welcome" desk was very busy talking to her friend or colleague. We were looking around the various exhibits in the entrance hall when she suddenly shouted loudly at us "You have to pay!" No "please" or "thank-you" or...More

Thank CarcolBarry
Goncalo_G_Correia, Social Media Manager at Museu Municipal de Faro, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2016

Hi CarcolBarry. We would like to thank you for visiting the Faro Municipal Museum and regret to know that it did not correspond to your expectations. We apologize for any inconvenience. We will take all the necessary measures to prevent these situations from happen again....More

Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Entry costs €2 per person. Staff can speak basic English. The woman who was working on Reception was mild mannered and asked our nationality. Another woman who seemed more friendly followed us whilst we were viewing a few rooms.She was quite helpful as she pointed...More

Thank Laurfm
Goncalo_G_Correia, Social Media Manager at Museu Municipal de Faro, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2016

Hello Laurfm. Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. So glad you had a great visit.

Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

A small but interesting museum. It takes about 30 mins to go around. In my opinion it is worth the 2 euros!. There are a couple of rooms of art, all religious. When I was there an interesting temporary photography exhibition was on.

Thank John B
Goncalo_G_Correia, Social Media Manager at Museu Municipal de Faro, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2016

Hi John B. We apreciate your review on TripAdvisor. So glad you had a great visit.

Reviewed October 30, 2016

We were somewhat cynical about the potential of a museum in such a small town. We visited on the strength of other Tripadvisor reviews, and were pleased with what we got in exchange for 2 euro a head. The museum is big enough to pass...More

Thank welshlady85
Goncalo_G_Correia, Social Media Manager at Museu Municipal de Faro, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2016

Hi. We apreciate your review on TripAdvisor. So glad you had a great visit.

Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Out of the three staff none speaks English. None say hello or goodbye. The lady at reception literally said two sentences "2 euro" and "where are you from" and left us there wpmdering what are we supposed to do, which way to go, whats the...More

Thank Fene R
Goncalo_G_Correia, Social Media Manager at Museu Municipal de Faro, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2016

Hi. We would like to thank you for visiting the Faro Municipal Museum and regret to know that it did not correspond to your expectations. We apologise for any inconvenience. Usually the feedback we receive from our visitors is that the team is very welcoming...More

Reviewed October 21, 2016

Loved everything: The welcome at reception, the building, the exhibits, the art This is a modern museum where very carefully chosen objects and descriptions bring the past to life Discovering the life of a very interesting lady through her hats for example We were quite...More

Thank NigandNat
Goncalo_G_Correia, Social Media Manager at Museu Municipal de Faro, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2016

Hello. Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. So glad you had a great visit.

Reviewed October 20, 2016

It's only 2 euro and takes about a 1/2 hour or so but also includes paintings of Faro area painters etc.

Thank Happy California Traveller
Goncalo_G_Correia, Social Media Manager at Museu Municipal de Faro, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2016

Hello. Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. So glad you had a great visit.

Reviewed October 20, 2016

i just discovered the Museum in the Old Town and what a great pleasure that was. It is the best 2 euros value you will ever have ( 1 euro for seniors –hey) – what a wonderful building and exhibitions. The building itself is quite...More

Thank Max H
Goncalo_G_Correia, Social Media Manager at Museu Municipal de Faro, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2016

Hi Max. Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. So glad you had a great visit.

Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

We dont expect much of local museums. However Faro's museum is amazing. It is on an old convent and the permanent exhibits include a walk on the outskirts of ancient rome, a visit to an islamic house, and 4 centuries of paintings. My favorite the...More

Thank Tiago F
Goncalo_G_Correia, Social Media Manager at Museu Municipal de Faro, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2016

Hi Tiago. Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. So glad you had a great visit.

Reviewed October 14, 2016

Having a hard time remember the details of this plan - but do remember that I liked it. We saw a stork nest from the top. Goofy review, huh.

Thank Busialaconner
Goncalo_G_Correia, Social Media Manager at Museu Municipal de Faro, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2016

Hi. We apreciate your review on TripAdvisor. So glad you had a great visit and your "goofy review"

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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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