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Museu do Traje

Rua Doutor Jose Dias Sancho 61, Sao Bras de Alportel 8150-141, Portugal
+351 289 840 100
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This villa belonged to a rich cork merchant and is well worth a visit.There is some lovely costumes... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
lottie49
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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
helstravels
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middlesbrough
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  • Average7%
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Rua Doutor Jose Dias Sancho 61, Sao Bras de Alportel 8150-141, Portugal
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+351 289 840 100
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"lovely courtyard"
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"cork"
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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

1  Thank lottie49
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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

1  Thank helstravels
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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

1  Thank Chris W
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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

2  Thank longfellowsan
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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

1  Thank susan g
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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

2  Thank Susan P
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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

1  Thank DunelmArts
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Learning about what was happening in the early 20th century in Sao Bras. Wonderful collection of clothes with articles from the period. There is also the history of the Cork industry and a lovely courtyard to wonder around. Originally the home of a large Cork...More

Thank Michelle G
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

This small ethnographic museum is easy to find, close to the lovely old town quarter of Sao Bras. There are mostly costumes, along with the old kitchens, inside the house (a museum exhibit in its own right). In the large and airy courtyard and outbuildings...More

1  Thank 963Dave_C
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Reviewed 25 December 2016

An historic building with an exhibition of costumes related to time - some things a bit abstract but interestingly presented. I found the room dedicated to the referee informative. The gardens are pleasant though the carts are looking a bit run down. There is a...More

Thank TrB876
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