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Museu das Marionetas do Porto

Opens in 11 min: 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 18:00
Open today: 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 18:00
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A jolly thing to do for half an hour - you've no soul if you don't enjoy this !

A good, light half an hour look at some fun marionettes in a 2 floor mini-museum. Some good adult... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Noel C
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London, United Kingdom
a delightful exhibition - great for kids and adults alike

Came across this exhibition accidentally and were pleasantly surprised. Well worth the 2€ entry... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2016
Joy W
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Adelaide, Australia
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7 Sep 2017
“A jolly thing to do for half an hour - you've no soul if you don't enjoy this !”
14 Aug 2016
“Little to see and do for kids”
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Museu das Marionetas do Porto is an author museum, centered on the work of João Paulo Seara Cardoso (1956-2010), director and artistic director of Teatro de Marionetas do Porto. It's a place of memory and future, constantly being updated...more
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 18:00
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Rua de Belomonte, 61, Porto 4050-097, Portugal
+351 22 010 8224
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

A good, light half an hour look at some fun marionettes in a 2 floor mini-museum. Some good adult productions happen with these marionettes and the museum gives a flavour of how they are made, how shows are prepared, and gives reminders of what it's...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Noel C
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The price of admission is only 2 Euros so I suppose you shouldn't expect too much. And that's what you get. Perhaps my view is influence by the puppetry museum in Lisboa, which is wonderful and which my kids loved because there were numerous opportunities...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

This was a bizarre experience. The top floor has puppets kids can manipulate and play with. Then you go down to the second floor and there a screen showing some of the shows the theatre company has put on. It's a bit like contemporary dance...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I originally stumbled upon this place after it had closed, as I was shambling down the cobblestone street in search of gelato. The somewhat creepy, very large marionette in the window of the second floor is what caught my eye. I retuned today and for...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

Came across this exhibition accidentally and were pleasantly surprised. Well worth the 2€ entry fee. Both static displays and videos and interactive stuff for kids.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Joy W
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