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Museu da Tapecaria

Rua da Figueira 9, Portalegre 7300-139, Portugal
+351 245 307 530
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This was spectacular and should not be missed. Amazing tapestries and incredible that they were all... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Fine taspestry museum

This town is where the tradition of Portuguese tapestry was resuscitated after World War II. The... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
San Francisco, California
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Rua da Figueira 9, Portalegre 7300-139, Portugal
+351 245 307 530
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

This was spectacular and should not be missed. Amazing tapestries and incredible that they were all hand done. Well worth diverting to visit

Thank staherIreland
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This town is where the tradition of Portuguese tapestry was resuscitated after World War II. The museum explains the history of tapestry making in Portugal, and exhibits old and modern tapestries that are stunning. Very educational.

1  Thank RodMcLeod
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

If you want to know a more about tapestry, you want to see an amazing work of art and the amazing making process it's a must go .It will surprise you for sure , you will like to take a tapestry home for sure ..

Thank Pedrocarvalhos20
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

To be honest this museum got me marvelled. I was unaware of the effort it takes to do a Portalegre carpet, and boy do they look amazing! If you have half an hour give it a go :) you'll get surprised by the works there....More

Thank Miguel_Diamantino
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Tapeçaria de Portalegre should be classified as a national treasure. It's so labour intensive and so detailed that the result is always a fabulous art piece. It is in fact on the verge of extinction due to the fact that there is almost no artisans...More

Thank Nuno F
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Fabulous little museum with a collection of tapestries created in the late 20th C by the wonderful tapestry makers of Portalegre. Of top quality, they are very beautiful things, I'd love one myself if it wasn't for the fact they sell for tens of thousands...More

Thank tomalby
Reviewed 2 June 2016

You have to go to see these tapestries to quite appreciate how stunning they are. They are beautifully displayed (excellent curating). It is the sort of experience that makes you think to go back the next day.

Thank Lewis_the_Barman
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Amazing tapestry and great info on subject, had no idea how it they were made, wish I could own one.

Thank milutrip2015
Reviewed 11 August 2015

i recommend to visit museum for all art lovers . Quite modern one . Museum was founded 1940 years. You could find classic arts together with modern one. Super bright and colorful expo.

Thank Лилия Д
Reviewed 25 May 2015

I was able to visit the museum, and I could see with my eyes what we already thought, the best craftsmen in the art. Some examples of works of art of famous painters, turned into tapestries, weaving masterpiece.

Thank Carla_MV
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Cecelia M
29 December 2014|
Response from Manuela F | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I cannot give an answer to that question but my feeling would be that there is not. I seem to remember that there might have been a cafe but cannot be certain. There are several cafes that do offer wifi. I enjoyed the... More