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Museu dos Biscainhos

Open Now: 10:00 - 12:30, 14:00 - 17:30
Open today: 10:00 - 12:30, 14:00 - 17:30
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Very good place

This Palace and museum are very good if you're trying to see other things apart from churches in... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
via mobile
Guided tour

Viewing of this museum us by guided tour. I managed to get there just after a tour started so was... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Jeff M
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

This Palace and museum are very good if you're trying to see other things apart from churches in Braga.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Interesting summary of the lifestyle of the rush in Braga. Nice explanations at each door which allows better understanding of the contents.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Viewing of this museum us by guided tour. I managed to get there just after a tour started so was able to catch up with the group, which was just a couple. The guide did not speak much English (I think the couple were Portuguese)...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Arrange for a guided tour of the house. It is huge and is full of beautiful antiques. The design of the rooms and its entirety is lovely, great representation of the good life of the rich. Just beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The museum can only be visited at set times with a 'guide'. We walked around the garden, which needed a bit more loving care, before the 'guide' let us into the house. However, the 'guide' was merely there to usher people from room to room...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank RobertJE
Reviewed 25 June 2017

You feel like you are part of the nobility of the eighteenth century when you step foot on this property, and are transported to a place that features slaves, servants, and chaplains. One of the most prestigious places in Braga, this is a location that...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank sethlestath
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Quite hidden this museum is actually a very place to visit, it´s a place with a lot of history and that allows the visitor to see life in another era, plus the gardens are very nice.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Pedro Miguel M
Reviewed 31 May 2017

OK, the guides all say it opens at 9:30, so we had to walk around town for another 35 minutes, which we spent literally walking around town (for 1 hour), but by 10:45 we were allowed to already explore the beautiful garden (a park it...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank janneman55
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The tour was interesting with some very nice rooms. The tour is self paced and you are just reading the materials. I felt that the tour guide was rushing a little because you are only supposed to be in the building for 25 minutes for...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The house is only visited on guided tours but that was good, and in several languages. The garden is equally beautiful

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jurgen B
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