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nice to look around, great patio for a coffee and cakes , last Sundays of the month fado for and by... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
Worth a wander round

We called here on a to be fair. Not a well signed mueseum. However the very small enterence fee is... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Having followed our nose into the interior of the Algarve and stopping here only for a coffee break we were amazed and delighted to stumble on the lovely museum. Open most days (Main house closed between 1&2) it is a beautiful building, well cared for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

We thought it would take 20 minutes, it took 4 hours. The insight that is given on lifestyle and clothing through the ages is just amazing. In Portuguese and English, you are taken through a journey that enables you to picture how life has been...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

nice to look around, great patio for a coffee and cakes , last Sundays of the month fado for and by the locals, with a glass, super evening

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This villa belonged to a rich cork merchant and is well worth a visit.There is some lovely costumes and a example of a hand embroidered dress also worth a look was the wedding dress and the lovely embroidered stockings bride wore. There is a section...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank lottie49
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We called here on a to be fair. Not a well signed mueseum. However the very small enterence fee is very well worth it. A collection of costumes reflects the history. A lovely courtyard leads to a cafe and 5he toilets. As befit a local...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank helstravels
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The museum is very much worth a visit. Thee was an exhibition themed on time and covering changes in the locale since 2012 which added to the core of the museum. Apart from the local history there is a (slightly worn) video in cork making...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

My wife has a keen interest in clothes which was the principal reason for our visit as there was an exhibition of fashion in the late 19th Century to about 1930. Very well displayed if fairly small, and the information was in English as well...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank longfellowsan
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The building itself is stunning and worth seeing in itself. The costumes are interesting and we had fun posing with the moustaches and the cut out costumes. The outside has an extensive display of cork machinery and a tower with views over the town. Only...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank X5288MFsusang
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We have regularly attend this fabulous Jazz Club over the last 10 years but last night the performance was absolutely great. 16/04/2017 Anibal del Corral and friends Martin Teutscher Sax, Ricardo Coelho Piano/keyboard, Rick Steffens Bass and Joao Nuvem Drums. I don't know who had...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Susan P
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The museum is located in a pretty 19th century palace, the home of a former mule driver turned cork industrialist. It's a museum of two halves - an Algarve costume museum spanning the 30 years pre and post World War I, and a section devoted...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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