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Lovely area for a wander

Lovely area in the centre of the town. Lots of nice historic looking cobbled streets with great... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
MrMrsHappyR
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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A welcome surprise

The museum was presenting an exhibition of contemporary art, which was a nice surprise, as we were... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2016
Wombat2013
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Mar 6, 2018
“Lovely area for a wander”
Sep 17, 2018
“Portuguese Expressionism Jose de Almada Negreiros”
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

De Almada Negreiros is a locally well known painter who could be compared to Otto Dix and sometimes to Tamara De Lempika as far as style is concerned. Beautiful setup and interesting architecture. An exhibition of top value.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Lovely area in the centre of the town. Lots of nice historic looking cobbled streets with great little shops, cafes, bars, restaurants. Lovely friendly atmosphere and lots of places to sit and enjoy the views.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MrMrsHappyR
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing, the sole exhibition about the Mediterranean diet. We had hoped for more on the history of Tavira, but got nothing at all. The 'diet' exhibition was a series of tedious written displays. There were signs indicating at least two exhibitions, but we could...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank becstar5
Reviewed October 31, 2017

Were recommended this place after our trip to the camera obscura but it was so disappointing. Art work was not interesting at all, quite weird in fact, and I think the reviews left in their comments book mirrored what we thought. Not worth going into,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Outroamin
Reviewed September 11, 2017

It is a nice whitewashed building in the heart of the beautiful, historic town of Tavira. However, that is as good as it gets as it is very disappointing inside - expected much more about the town and Portuguese history. Some nice artwork but that...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed May 18, 2017

Not much to see bit dull really exhibition about olive oil producing There were some sections closed off so maybe just bad timing

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Clare J
Reviewed May 6, 2017

A potted history of Portugal's past, avoiding much of their colonial period, but dwelling on the health giving properties of the Mediterranean diet. It kept us out of the rain.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank jin6x
Reviewed July 20, 2016

The museum was presenting an exhibition of contemporary art, which was a nice surprise, as we were expecting to find some ancient archaeological treasures. It was very interesting and well presented.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Wombat2013
Reviewed July 17, 2016

A good museum which explains the history of the Algarve for local people, presentations are accompanied by English explanation boards. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Gerard R
Reviewed July 3, 2016

Thought this was the worst museum we ever visited and we have visited a lot!! Mostly about the med diet and a few maps on the wall. Maybe we missed something but honestly you could give this a miss - there's more history on the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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