We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Review Highlights
visit

nice to look around, great patio for a coffee and cakes , last Sundays of the month fado for and by... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
devarga45
,
Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
Worth a wander round

We called here on a to be fair. Not a well signed mueseum. However the very small enterence fee is... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
helstravels
,
middlesbrough
Read all 73 reviews
93
All photos (93)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good52%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
17°
10°
Nov
15°
Dec
15°
Jan
Contact
Rua Doutor Jose Dias Sancho 61, Sao Bras de Alportel 8150-141, Portugal
Website
+351 289 840 100
Call
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

My wife has a keen interest in clothes which was the principal reason for our visit as there was an exhibition of fashion in the late 19th Century to about 1930. Very well displayed if fairly small, and the information was in English as well...More

2  Thank longfellowsan
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Lovely surrounding with a lot going on. Not much of a museum per se but the atmosphere and the architecture is lovely . Some quirky hidden gems if you know where to look. Great place for night time events . So if there is one...More

1  Thank Evie E
Reviews (73)
Filter reviews
33 results
Traveller rating
14
15
3
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
14
15
3
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews small museum lovely courtyard well worth a visit great place costumes exhibition carts life section century video portuguese cork trees clothes theme dress
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 33 reviews
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Having followed our nose into the interior of the Algarve and stopping here only for a coffee break we were amazed and delighted to stumble on the lovely museum. Open most days (Main house closed between 1&2) it is a beautiful building, well cared for...More

Thank BabsInsights
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We thought it would take 20 minutes, it took 4 hours. The insight that is given on lifestyle and clothing through the ages is just amazing. In Portuguese and English, you are taken through a journey that enables you to picture how life has been...More

Thank Christina T
Reviewed 28 August 2018

nice to look around, great patio for a coffee and cakes , last Sundays of the month fado for and by the locals, with a glass, super evening

Thank devarga45
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This villa belonged to a rich cork merchant and is well worth a visit.There is some lovely costumes and a example of a hand embroidered dress also worth a look was the wedding dress and the lovely embroidered stockings bride wore. There is a section...More

1  Thank lottie49
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We called here on a to be fair. Not a well signed mueseum. However the very small enterence fee is very well worth it. A collection of costumes reflects the history. A lovely courtyard leads to a cafe and 5he toilets. As befit a local...More

1  Thank helstravels
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The museum is very much worth a visit. Thee was an exhibition themed on time and covering changes in the locale since 2012 which added to the core of the museum. Apart from the local history there is a (slightly worn) video in cork making...More

1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

My wife has a keen interest in clothes which was the principal reason for our visit as there was an exhibition of fashion in the late 19th Century to about 1930. Very well displayed if fairly small, and the information was in English as well...More

2  Thank longfellowsan
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The building itself is stunning and worth seeing in itself. The costumes are interesting and we had fun posing with the moustaches and the cut out costumes. The outside has an extensive display of cork machinery and a tower with views over the town. Only...More

1  Thank susan g
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We have regularly attend this fabulous Jazz Club over the last 10 years but last night the performance was absolutely great. 16/04/2017 Anibal del Corral and friends Martin Teutscher Sax, Ricardo Coelho Piano/keyboard, Rick Steffens Bass and Joao Nuvem Drums. I don't know who had...More

2  Thank Susan P
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The museum is located in a pretty 19th century palace, the home of a former mule driver turned cork industrialist. It's a museum of two halves - an Algarve costume museum spanning the 30 years pre and post World War I, and a section devoted...More

1  Thank DunelmArts
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Pousada Palacio Estoi
977 reviews
6.33 km away
Casa de Estoi
165 reviews
6.60 km away
Quinta dos Poetas
323 reviews
9.47 km away
Algarve Hotel Quinta do Atlantico
33 reviews
10.17 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 59 nearby restaurants
Restaurante Ysconderijo
459 reviews
.26 km away
Taste of Punjab
392 reviews
.37 km away
Maharaja Patiala
250 reviews
.26 km away
Churrasqueira Paraiso "Luis dos Frangos"
459 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 10 nearby attractions
Novacortica Cork Factory Tour
397 reviews
2.15 km away
Canastra
53 reviews
6.38 km away
Avalanche Algarve
59 reviews
.62 km away
LisaBikes - Algarve Cycling
28 reviews
5.52 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Museu do Traje staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines