We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Interesting!

It is always nice to visit places when you go deep into a region full of attractions. Visit this... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2013
ArturVictoria
Find out how it's made - and then taste some!

In this little museum you'll find out how the delicisou Serra da Estrela cheese is made. At the end... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2013
psicopauta
,
Lisbon, Portugal
Read all 150 reviews
28
All photos (28)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
16 Sep 2017
“Fantastic, highly recommended. Cinco Estrelas”
18 Apr 2017
“Belmonte sightseeing”
About
Contact
Rua dos Casainhos, Covilha 6200-591, Portugal
Website
+351 275 471 172
Call
Reviews (150)
Filter reviews
6 results
Traveller rating
2
2
1
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
2
2
1
0
1
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Absolutely worth seeking out. Fantastic little gem, hidden away, but very deserving of a visit for any cheese lover visiting the Serra da Estrela region! Cinco estrelas! Absolutamente é vala pena visitar pra alguém a passar por o região da Serra da Estrela. Um bom...More

Thank LeoAldopold
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Museu is very small. Got some history about how the cheese is done. Get to taste 3 types at the end but the entrance fee of 5€ is not worth it.

1  Thank Ricardo P
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Really nice museum showing details about sheeps and Serra da Estrela cheese production. Guided tour worth it, average 30 minutes with cheese tasting in the end. A local cheese shop has good cheese for good price.

Thank luiz_arakaki
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Difficult to get there, poorly marked. Just couple of rooms with old shepherd's stuff. Not even good effort to recreate true cheese making conditions. If you're Portuguese or fluent in portugues you might enjoy the little bits of history and definitely passionate guide/worker who unfortunately...More

Thank Agata D
Reviewed 12 November 2013

It is always nice to visit places when you go deep into a region full of attractions. Visit this museum to know more about this famous cheese.

Thank ArturVictoria
Reviewed 5 September 2013

In this little museum you'll find out how the delicisou Serra da Estrela cheese is made. At the end you get a tasting, too. At the store next door you'll find regional products at very reasonable prices. Personally, I alway make a stop there whenever...More

Thank psicopauta
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 hotels in Covilha
Casa da Figueira Grande
2 reviews
8.00 km away
Purala Wool Valley Hotel & Spa
348 reviews
9.54 km away
Hotel Santa Eufemia
241 reviews
10.12 km away
TRYP Covilha Dona Maria Hotel
448 reviews
10.22 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 97 restaurants in Covilha
O Cantinho Do Manuel
15 reviews
8.67 km away
Restaurante da Pousada Covento de Belmonte
261 reviews
9.97 km away
Restaurante Tomas
23 reviews
9.14 km away
Restaurante Quinta da Amoreira
366 reviews
8.27 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 27 attractions in Covilha
Museu De Lanificios
129 reviews
10.68 km away
Museu dos Descobrimentos
246 reviews
11.65 km away
Senhora da Boa Estrela
126 reviews
7.26 km away
Castelo de Belmonte
408 reviews
11.81 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Museu do Queijo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines