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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
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
Lisbon, Portugal
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5 Nov 2018
“To learn about cheese!”
16 Sep 2017
“Fantastic, highly recommended. Cinco Estrelas”
Rua dos Casainhos, Covilha 6200-591, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

I though that I knew everything about cheese: I was wrong ! It's a small museum but we learn a lot about Serra da Estrela cheese - from the milk to the final product ! For instance I learned something very important - that there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Max_Luca_Porto
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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.

Date of experience: April 2017
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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.

Date of experience: January 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2015
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.

Date of experience: November 2013
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

Date of experience: February 2013
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