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Small museum telling the history of Tavira under the Moors. Mostly artefacts but with reasonably good info (we were given an English translation in a laminated book at reception). Not too pricy, and nice way to spend an hour or so. The temporary exhibition on...More
Interesting to spend an hour browsing relics in this museum. The Tavira Vase and its history was particularly engaging. Entry only 2 euro (1 euro if over 65). An English translation pamphlet is available and a 10 minute video with English subtitles gave a good...More
Located next to the Tourism Office this small, attractive building houses some pretty impressive Islamic pieces of art. You get a feel of the moors influence in the town of Tavira. There is a short video you can listen to and get a flavour of...More
Small place but nevertheless interesting. There was an archaeologist there when we went and she was incredibly informative. The short video at the start was very good, too, and followed up by a visit to the church behind- amazing! You can buy a combined ticket,...More
We loved the collection of objects on display. The story that this museum tells and the wonderful artefacts are fascinating. Some of the ceramics are both simple and sophisticated. Well worth a visit. We bought a combined ticket to the Municipal Museum and enjoyed both...More
Museum contains some great artefacts and exhibition space. Good information, but as English tourist it was from a book rather than a display - as understandably the displays were in Portuguese.
Space was a bit small to truly appreciate how good it was.