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Museu Municipal de Olhao

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Small museum

Museu Municipal de Olhao has a small collection of mainly Roman artifacts together with maps and... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2017
London, United Kingdom
Very good but lacks English.

My title may sound like a little Brit on holiday but in all honesty it is a very good and... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2016
N. E. England
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Sep 30, 2018
“Small but worth a brief visit”
Jul 9, 2018
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Since it’s free, it’s worth looking in to see the small collection of mostly Roman remains found locally. They’re well displayed and although there are no translations into any other language, you can work out what the exhibits are. The dates are in Roman numerals...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is a very small museum which is not well advertised. We quietly tiptoed in as we thought that no one was about. Everything was written in Portuguese but you could work out the 'gist' of the exhibits. There is an upstairs where we bumped...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank davidwilliambarnes
Reviewed May 25, 2018

Not much better than the last time that I popped in here to have a look around, the person behind the desk did not seem interested, still no explanation of the exhibits in English but saying that upstairs was a exhibition of "cubism" which was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 13, 2017

Museu Municipal de Olhao has a small collection of mainly Roman artifacts together with maps and information about the history of the area; unfortunately all in Portuguese. Also has an art exhibition. Free entrance.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed November 25, 2016

My title may sound like a little Brit on holiday but in all honesty it is a very good and interesting small museum which could be made accessible to many visitors by the inclusion of English or other languages in the descriptions. Fortunately my wife...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Go810345
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

This was a small museum that we encountered on our daily walk through the town. It was nice to pass the time and see old maritime from the area. If your around pop in as it's free.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank annae992
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Odd that in a nation where so many speak English and French that no-one has thought to translate ANYTHING espeacially since both nations have a hand in the town's past. I fortunately can read Portuguese reasonably well and therefore found it fascinating.......I have been in...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Mac021
Reviewed May 20, 2016

Very small local museum with not that many items and unfortunately no explanation in English of the displays.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank johnhp702
Reviewed April 30, 2016

Passed by, wasnt sure if it was open for the public or not, nit very inviting. I walked in...free. Plenty of traditional portugese handicrafts in show. Artifacts of the region at the time. Upstairs also with exhibits. Wished that information could have been in english...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank belbest
Reviewed January 27, 2016

There were two fascinating temporary exhibitions - one of model horse drawn carriages and one of "Cubist Olhao". A permanent exhibition on the history of the town was well presented and there was information in English. Staff were friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Jim P
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