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Museo do Mar (Museum of the Sea)

Rua Julio Pereira de Mello, Cascais 2750-407, Portugal
+351 21 482 5400
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An interesting museum, especially if you know some history of Portuguese exploration

The museum was interesting, although some areas were more interesting than others. If you were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
London, ON
Vsit in Oct 2016

Interesting free to over 65s - esp on a wet day - well laid out with friendly staff - good use of... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2016
Js L
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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Rua Julio Pereira de Mello, Cascais 2750-407, Portugal
+351 21 482 5400
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The museum was interesting, although some areas were more interesting than others. If you were Portuguese, it would probably all be interesting but for me the parts about early exploration were the most fascinating, along with the temporary exhibit on Vikings. Another interesting feature was...More

Thank Chileice
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Interesting free to over 65s - esp on a wet day - well laid out with friendly staff - good use of displays showing sea, fishing birds and maritime activities - good use of audio noises as you walk through displays - needs to be...More

Thank Js L
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

We went to the museum on a very hot day to escape from the heat and were surprised to find such an interesting and well displayed collection which explored both the Royal influence on Cascais and the lives of the ordinary fishermen and women. There...More

Thank senseandsensibility
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

I've visited museum of the sea plenty of times when I was little and it still blows my mind. I think that it's a place to visit if you have small children or if you're a sea and ocean lover

Thank Sara S
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Good English and Portugese descriptions of the sea life around Portugal. Interesting and well explained.

Thank RobGfromWorcs
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Kept us all occupied with the interesting information and exhibits. Nice bit of Cascais history along with some marine biology. A good entry price too, would be double in the uk!

Thank Georgia W
Reviewed July 21, 2016

A lovely small museum that is very well laid out and if I remember about 3 euros entrance with concessions for children and the seniors. The displays are accessible and easily understood with each display supported with written explanations in Portuguese and in English and...More

Thank NML28London
Reviewed July 3, 2016

This is a lovely museum which proved a definite hit with our 2 year old. The exhibits explain the history of the building, D. Carlos' marine expeditions, the local traditional marine industry, local marine life and there is also a section of marine fossils. There...More

Thank sallylass
Reviewed June 19, 2016

Lovely little museum with excellent displays. Well maintained with friendly knowledgeable staff. Free for children and seniors. Well worth a visit

Thank jruss2015
Reviewed May 16, 2016

We went there with our son and loved it. It's a small museum that you can cover within an hour. Lots of work put into the displays. Great for toddlers. 3£ admission.

Thank julie m
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