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Rua de Santo Cristo, Moncarapacho, Olhao 8700-095, Portugal
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Reviewed December 27, 2018

Such a small place, however, holds amazing antiquities. There is a small chapel around the corner. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank QualityFoodie
Reviewed November 9, 2018

If you find yourself in this small town then after a good cup of coffee in the square head up Rua de Santo Cristo and you will find the museum a couple of hundred metres up it, difficult to miss as it has a display...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David L
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Please support this place and help keep it open for visitors. By request, entrance includes a visit to the neighbouring chapel. The friendly assistant comes from Fuseta to keep the museum going. Therefore opening times can be quite erratic. Her English is not brilliant, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

We hadn't been to Moncarapacho for about 3 years so planned a visit. We stay in Cabanas de Tavira so it's a fair drive. Looked it up on Google etc but no information available on opening hours. Parked & followed the brown sign, then got...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 13, 2016

Small but well worth a visit. Loads of information and some very interesting exhibits. The building alone is well worth seeing.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Jan C
Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stayed just outside Moncarapacho a couple of years back but whenever we're in the Algarve we always pop in to this lovely little town. It's a bit sleepy and out of season it's very quiet and the museum's not always open, even so the...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed July 1, 2015

Been to Charming moncarapacho quite a few times now, it never fails to delight! Will be back in August!

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Christine N
Reviewed February 5, 2015

This lovely little museum is situated just back from the main street and is easily found but difficult to park nearby. The gate was locked – a security precaution as a result of an armed attack a few years ago – but a knock at...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank KR87140
Reviewed November 5, 2014

We stumbled across this museum and were so fascinated by the history as explained to us by the friendly curator, we contributed to their coffers with an amount far more than they considered necessary. A pleasant couple of hours spent finding out about the town's...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank PhillipKorn
Reviewed June 16, 2014

Ignore the opening times on the website!!!!! Arrived today in Moncarapacho and the whole place was pretty much deserted; very disappointed as purposely planned on going to the museum and the chapels/churches as I am named after one of the venerated saints! The museum is...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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