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Excellent museum,helpful curator, interesting site

We saw some information about the site when visiting Marvao, and decided to visit. Although we... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
CazBUk
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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
They only have started

The museum is very interesting with a beautiful collection of Roman jewels and coins. Further a... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Niels-Fernanda
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Santos, SP
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

We saw some information about the site when visiting Marvao, and decided to visit. Although we arrived late we had enough time to visit the small, but interesting museum.The curator was very helpful and suggested that we watch the introductory video ( in English ),...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

The museum is very interesting with a beautiful collection of Roman jewels and coins. Further a interesting film in English. The museum is wheelchair friendly. The outside sites are not. Hard to imagine such a large city existed there at the time

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Niels-Fernanda
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Really nice museum, some good exhibits which are well displayed. The video in the Museum,showing the features of Roman settlement ( in English) with Portuguese sub titles was excellent! All the exhibits were labelled in Portuguese. The site is interesting (don’t miss the part over...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank FromtheEast
Reviewed 28 January 2018

while only a small percentage of this site have been excavated i believe visiting the roman ruins at ammaia will only get more appealing as time goes by. there is also a museum on site with a wealth of information and do take time out...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank alittletoolate
Reviewed 20 July 2017

These are a few minuets drive form Marvao, but well worth the drive, good trip out for the morning, and a nice walk around the ruins

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 755Chris
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We so wanted to give a better rating and what is available to see has been well presented. The artefacts are interesting and have English descriptions and the exterior the site is in a wonderfully serene setting. Entrance is not expensive. our hope is that...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank V4167UUdeborahg
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Take your time to explore the grounds and immerse yourself in the ancient ruins. Once you pay the entry fee you receive a map that is easy to follow.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank COMO999
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This site is in a rural part of Portugal with beautiful vistas of mountains and fields. A very serene place to visit after seeing a lot of cities in Portugal. It is an early site but the amount that they have uncovered and the size...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Chaucer65
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Interesting if you spend time reading everything. Small site and museum. Although the artefacts are well preserved the range of artefacts is limited. Need boots if walking around in wet conditions as outside paths on the site and between items can get very muddy.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank M J
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We went there. You have to pay to get in, not much though. But there is really not much to see. There are many other Roman sites that are much more interesting. Not worth the effort.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Dajoma
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