We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
SUMMER SALE ENDS TUESDAY Get up to 15% off unforgettable experiences.
SUMMER SALE ENDS TUESDAY Save up to 15%.
Save on all tours and activities:
5% off $200 or more.
10% off $300 or more.
15% off $400 or more.
Use promo code UNFORGETTABLE at checkout.
Offer available for new online bookings only (no phone bookings), and cannot be applied to existing bookings. Offer available on https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions only.
Add the promo code to your basket to apply the discount to your booking. Offer applies to the total transaction amount.
Get 5% off transactions with a minimum spend of USD$200/ EUR€175/ GBP£150/ CAD$275/ AUD$275/ SGD$275/ NZD$275/ CHF200/ SEK1850/ HKD$1550/ JPY¥22000.
Get 10% off transactions with a minimum spend of USD$300/ EUR€275/ GBP£225/ CAD$400/ AUD$425/ SGD$400/ NZD$425/ CHF300/ SEK2750/ HKD$2350/ JPY¥33000.
Get 15% off transactions with a minimum spend of USD$400/ EUR€350/ GBP£300/ CAD$525/ AUD$550/ SGD$525/ NZD$550/ CHF400/ SEK3650/ HKD$3100/ JPY¥44000.
Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion. Offer expires at 11:59:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on May 21, 2019.
Save money. We search 200+ sites for the lowest hotel prices.
All reviews sardine canning english subtitles sardines canning factory free entry interesting museum on display fishing industry sub titles production line rainy day artificial reef really enjoyed our visit fish factory processing plant great insight showing how
The museum is well worth a visit and note that it is free entry on a Sunday.
You are shown the history of the Portimão region and how it came to be.
The sardine canning part of the museum is very well done with plain...More
This museum is very well presented. An excellent film at the outset sets the stage for a visit by relating the story of the origin of the building, its previous use and important role in the economics of the area. The displays are clearly marked...More
Not all but many of us tourists go in and out of places, looking at buildings and trying restaurants.
Portimao has been built on the sardine and eating it (and other fish) is what most tourists visit the town to do.
Go visit the Museum...More
The location selected in a nice area you will get a sardine museum on top of a museum retracing the history of a former president Manuel Teixeira Gomes. This president will have to emigrate to Algeria where he finished his days writing his books at...More
Love the old town of Portimao. We stay down at the Marina so are somewhat out of the town, but a walk of 35 minutes will get you there. Great shopping and very helpful people in Portimao. Fabulous Museum/Art Gallery. Gorgeous Marina area. Lovely traditional...More
Regional heritage museum in an old cannery tracing the area's sardine fishing & canning traditions. Beautyful building. Industrial equipment on display including ovens, oil spreaders, can printers, can sealers, all used in the production of Sardines on a mass scale.
This great little museum is very conveniently located at the ‘Praia da Rocha end’ of Portimão’s Promenade. It would be difficult to miss this place: a large white building, with a tall red-brick chimney, topped by what looks like a stork’s nest.
The interior of...More
This museum is right on the river Adade in Portimao. It used to be the canning factory for sardines. It is really interesting and has film archives of the workers and their jobs. It explains the canning process very well, from bringing the fish in...More
We a family of four spent just over an hour in here. Very interesting museum. Actually housed in a disused sardine factory and tells the history of the sardine industry and some other historical facts as well. Presentational information with the exhibits is in Portuguese...More