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Museu D. Diogo de Sousa - Museum of Archeology

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Sep 10, 2018
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The D. Diogo de Sousa Museum of Archaeology works on the support of archaeological research, conservation and promotion of regional archaeological sites and artefacts through display and educational activities. The museum is open to the public since...more
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Rua dos Bombeiros Voluntarios, Braga 4700-025, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm one of those who believe that museums ought to be free. I was told this was but it wasn't. I have no special interest nor do I have sufficient understanding to warrant paying to go in. There are some parts which are open to...More

Thank Chiew_Pang
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

The building is nice and the collection is also very interesting but it really seems it's abandoned by the authorities. Lack of information, the way they display the information it's not very friendly for a regular visitor. Also, the roman tiles are in a really...More

Thank TitoT416
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Lover of archaeology and Im Disappointed with this one. Lack of information is so frustrating even though it has cool and interesting objects.

Thank Oscar C
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Braga is a city of beautiful architecture and design...how could its newest museum be such a poorly designed mess? The approach is so ugly and unwelcoming. Tiny display cases with even tinier type line the entryways. The mosaic house is in an unmarked location our...More

1  Thank Robin W
Reviewed March 13, 2016

The museum is a little bit out of the town centre but is walkable c. 1km. The outside and layout is kind of modernist in intention. After getting your ticket you walk down a long corridor to the first rooms but I found the articles...More

2  Thank Chasingclouds
Reviewed June 25, 2015

I am tempted to recall the old advertising for the V&A in London: "Ace cafe with quite a good museum attached". The museum is more than quite good (as is the V&A!) and had some particularly good models of Roman life in Portugal. The cafe...More

Thank leisure-traveller44
Reviewed January 13, 2015

It's like a cantina in nature but a very decent restaurant to have lunch when you are pressed for time.

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Reviewed December 9, 2014

Very nice museum! Good exposition of arqueology of Braga, activities very interesting for kids and a nice restaurant!

1  Thank Vânia S
Reviewed October 4, 2013

don't forget to start or end your visit at the really nice cafeteria with a daily menu of simple dishes from northern portugal. very affordable and a comfortable place for a break. lady at the entrance reception said 80% of visitors (presumably locals) come just...More

1  Thank wongp27
Reviewed May 10, 2013

The museum is spacious and modern, people who work there are very friendly and if you go on a Sunday morning it's even free. I'm not an archeology enthusiast myself so I cannot say anything about that but even I had some things there that...More

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