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Museu dos Descobrimentos

Rua Pedro Alvares Cabral, Belmonte 6250-088, Portugal
+351 275 088 698
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Very interesting!

Very interesting and well developed. The sequence of historical features is well planned and... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
pauclaro
,
Lisbon
Great experience!

Loved to visit this museum. As a Portuguese, it’s mandatory to make a stop here if visiting... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
GFLX
,
Sintra, Portugal
via mobile
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Rua Pedro Alvares Cabral, Belmonte 6250-088, Portugal
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+351 275 088 698
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"nice museum"
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"portuguese discoveries"
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"attention"
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"pedro"
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"portugal"
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Very interesting and well developed. The sequence of historical features is well planned and organised, calling the visitants attention to the importance of Portugal in the evolution of events in our civilisation.

Thank pauclaro
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Loved to visit this museum. As a Portuguese, it’s mandatory to make a stop here if visiting Belmonte. Learn about the Portuguese discoveries and also about Pedro Álvares Cabral, one of the most famous navigators, born in Belmonte, who discovered Brasil 500 years ago.

Thank GFLX
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Very interesting to know how powerful and how important Portugal was at the time and that such important people came from this small village. Some of the screens were not working. Friendly staff.

Thank Salutec L
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Very good interactive museu. Has alot of Stunning sights and knowledge to see and read. One of the best in Belmonte to visit. Worth the entrance fee

Thank Ricardo P
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

a rich museum full of history with tens of varied interactive panels to peruse at leisure..do not rush and spend hours listening and watching the videos..a fully comprehensive museum of the discoveries...extremely well equipped and a must visit

Thank drchrysc
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Attention, all the texts in this museum are in Portuguese. The museum is pretty new and have some nice interactive attractions and provide a good overview of the navigations, mainly the Cabral expedition to Brazil.

Thank luiz_arakaki
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Reviewed 11 February 2016

If yoir are expecting to see the place were Pedro Alvares Cabral has born, Forget! It's the right place indeed but the building his a modern museum, we quite a set of touch screens and informations about the Portuguese discoveries and mainly of Brasil. I...More

Thank GIlberto E
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

An unusual little museum about the voyages of discovery with the majority of information in Portuguese. Some touch-screen displays are available with information in French & English. However the English translation is strange and by the time you work out what is meant, you've missed...More

1  Thank Lastri
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Reviewed 5 August 2015

nice museum, everything digitalised, also in spanish and english, which is a unicum in Portugal. Gives a very nice impression of how is must have been those days and about the conncetion brasil- portugal. entrance is for portuguese meanings uite expensive, 5 euros, but it...More

Thank Erica I
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Reviewed 27 July 2015

The museum is basically dedicated to the voyages of Cabral who discovered Brazi and was born in Belmonte. It is in a modern attractive building with what seems like well done displays some of which were interactive. However, there is very little English in the...More

Thank ReadyToTravelYUL
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