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Museu de Olaria (Pottery Museum, in English) is located in Barcelos, an historical town in the North of Portugal. Here you can see some traditional figures of Pottery and the typical black pottery of the region. Curious. Nice. Interesting.
The museum was created in 1963, it was initially a museum of regional pottery but it has since expanded its scope to pottery from around Portugal. We were pleasantly surprised to find that admission was free and there was no restriction on taking photographs. The public…
Only takes about 15-30 mins but so interesting and unique. Loved the fun element of many of the pieces. Great fun.
Barcelos is famous for its ceramics. You can see various sculptures all over the place. The museum has quite collection of ceramic sculptures and little figurines. Very good for art lovers
I visited Barcelos just because of this museum. And it was my highlight of the trip there though I also saw many other interesting things in Barcelos. I'm a ceramicist and I enjoyed the special history of the ceramic culture in Barcelos. It's naive in many ways but that is one…