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Museu Militar Do Porto

Rua do Heroismo 329, Porto 4300-259, Portugal
+351 22 536 5514
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Very interesting informative collection

A very interesting collection of old and not so old artifacts. The cannons were carefully labelled... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ian M
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Louth, United Kingdom
Fantastic world class toy soldier collection

Visited here a few days ago. Staff were very friendly and helpful . The outside display of... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Fred B
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 12:30, 14:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rua do Heroismo 329, Porto 4300-259, Portugal
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+351 22 536 5514
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting collection of old and not so old artifacts. The cannons were carefully labelled but could have benefited from more space. The display that really impressed me was the World War One gallery. I still can picture the wonderful evocative bronze sculpture of...More

Thank Ian M
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Visited here a few days ago. Staff were very friendly and helpful . The outside display of equipment was first class and historically well balanced. The ultimate star of the museum was the toy soldier collection. Six rooms of clearly and well out toy soldier...More

Thank Fred B
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Went here on a tuesday morning and we pretty much had the place to ourselves. In the main building loads of history and quite a collection of british, american, french and portuguese toy soldiers and interesting historical facts. The entrance fee of €3 is well...More

1  Thank Robbiecan
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is a small but perfectly formed museum. It does not cover all areas of history of the Portuguese Armed Forces but it is informative about a country that didn't really hit the headlines militarily. The top floor toy soldier collection is impressive and encompasses...More

1  Thank bfltd0
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

The Museu Militar do Porto (Porto Military Museum) is operated by the Portuguese military and holds collections and exhibits from the 16th to 20th centuries. The exhibits range from 16,000 miniature toy soldiers to decommissioned artillery pieces, that seek to portray military history from around...More

2  Thank Craig M
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

So... I was hoping for some tanks, but it has some rare inter-war artillery and some nicer early cannons, along with really great WWI collection. The first floor is toy soliders, just be prepared. Also b aware no book store on Sunday. But, in the...More

1  Thank Dave C
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

I went to this museum at the request of my history nerd husband. Despite my lack of history knowledge, I found this museum to be interesting (thanks to my husband's commentary). The first two sections were in the main building. The first section had miniatures...More

2  Thank Anna B
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

This modest little museum is easily accessible from the Heroismo metro station or by buses 207/400. Entrance fee is €3.50 (and there are even discounts for children and seniors). The museum is open daily: Tuesday to Friday: 10h00-12h30; 14h00-17h00 Saturday: 14h00-17h00 Sunday: 10h00-12h30; 14h00-17h00 Don't...More

5  Thank starlightShanghai
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