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Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo

Praca do Municipio 19, Arraiolos 7040-027, Portugal
+351 266 490 240
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Praca do Municipio 19, Arraiolos 7040-027, Portugal
+351 266 490 240
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place to visit to learn more about the Arraiolos embroidery art. The ticket only costs €1 for adults and € 0,50 for pensioners. The exhibition is on two floors with a connecting lift.

Thank Mines_10
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The Tapetes de Arraiolos - Centro Interpretativo, located in the heart of Arriaolos, documents the history of Arriaolos as a an important center for the manufacture of rugs and tapestries from the time of the Moors through the late 19th century. This modern yet low-key...More

1  Thank paul_constantine
Reviewed 14 April 2017

A lovely Alentejo town with a mission: to keep the embroidered rug-making tradition alive and to promote them to new audiences. This was marked in 2013 by the opening of the public Interpretative Centre in Arraiolos. It contains priceless piece of work ranging from religious...More

1  Thank Gakeitse
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Very good exhibition. Shows tha equipments from old times. Beautiful Arraiolos rugs colection. You can have a guide visit.

Thank Cricket282015
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

While Arraiolos is off the beaten tourist path, this very good museum is well worth a visit to see the beautiful traditional hand-embroidered carpets of Arraiolis. If you have time & transport, be sure to visit.

Thank Retirada
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

When you eventually find it, it gives you a lot for €1 entry. Quite a bit of history and antique rugs. Theres even a lady making an actual rug; she takes time out to teach you how to make it, and gives you a little...More

Thank Jorge P
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Small but nice museum where we got all the information we needed to better understand the rugs of Arraiolos

Thank Johan N
Reviewed 15 June 2016

An excellent display of Arraiolos carpets, some very old, some restored, some reproductions. Well described in Portuguese and English.

Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 10 June 2016

This is the place to get a good overall understanding of rug-making in Portugal. It provides a good historical perspective along with an understanding of modern weavings. It's a small museum, but complete. A must visit if you're interested in the rugs of Portugal!

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Good carpet collection showing the old and new tendences. Good explanation and a local to visit. We can easilly understand the carpets origin

Thank AntonioVerdasca
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