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An historical, natural, biological, technological travel, indeed not to lose.
Both the history of Ílhavo and Aveiro region people related with fishing in general and cod fish in particular, at a time dramatic an heroic, is the central purpose of the collections present in the...More
Very nice quaint feel for the local culture. Interesting displays. Well worth visiting. "Its mission is to preserve the memory of work at sea, to promote the culture and maritime identity of the Portuguese".
My grandparents were from Ilhavo. The museum helped me step back...More
I went there to see living bacalhaus / codfish since I was living in Portugal for over 2 years and therefore wanted to see the fish alive. it was a nice experience. Also I liked that there is a whole ship that was taken apart...More
This museum is very informative and interesting. The portuguese codfish fishing is the main subject of the museum, with boats, fishing stuff, navigation instruments, nautic maps, etc. The new codfish aquarium is a "must". Very nice! It is not a big museum, so it is...More
We went to the museum as a side-trip from Aveiro - we used the local buses which run roughly every hour from Aveiro to Vagos and which stop on request right outside the museum. There is a second museum site a few miles away which...More