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Museo do Mar (Museum of the Sea)

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Interesting Little Museum

Small but interesting museum. Well worth an hour or so. Exhibits well explained in Portuguese and... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Devon, United Kingdom
Very interesting museum regards maritime

Came across this maritime museum which was very interesting and would be brilliant for children who... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
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Rua Julio Pereira de Mello, Cascais 2750-407, Portugal
+351 21 482 5400
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were surprised by how much we enjoyed this little museum. It shows the history of the town in regards to its relationship to the sea, and it is filled with many interesting artifacts and beautiful model boats. Located in a nice park area, I...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This neat little museum had a lot more to say about conservation than I had anticipated. The display about the amazing and diverse sea life found in the Atlantic ocean brought me to a halt when I read how many species of fish had been...More

Thank Odievr
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Small but interesting museum. Well worth an hour or so. Exhibits well explained in Portuguese and English

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit, especially nice for children. Well laid out interesting exhibits. My husband and I spent a good hour and half wandering around. Different things catching our attention and drawing us on. Well worth 3€ each

Thank BookwormUk
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this museum. It's not too big but has plenty of interest to look at, and is very cheap. Also it wasn't busy and is just a short walk from the centre of Cascais.

Thank RebeccaHTraveller
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Came across this maritime museum which was very interesting and would be brilliant for children who were inquisitive. The museum looks at the history of fishing and sailing at Cascais and the royal connection of sailing. This was excellent value at 3 euros for an...More

Thank 13den
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Really only for kids. Nice one as such, and on the cheap (3 eur), but not worth your time. The exhibits are nice, you learn something for sure, but better use your time elsewhere.

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

On our second visit to Cascais we went off the road. We saw signs for the museum of the sea and thought of giving it a go. The ticket costs three Euro’s . We saw and got informed about marine life in Lisbon. Worths visiting...More

Thank chrism471
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

For adults, there really isn’t anything special. Kids will be interested by the maritime stories, though

Thank Kelvin W
Reviewed 20 February 2018

At first glance you may think this small, well presented museum is suited to children - but it’s not! There are mainly displays which involve lots of reading, based on the interesting lives of local fishermen and their families, the Portuguese monarchy who visited Cascais...More

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