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Museu Arqueologico de Barcelos

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  • Excellent38%
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  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
12 May 2018
“Beautiful ruins”
27 Dec 2017
“Open Art museum”
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Largo do Municipio, Barcelos 4750-323, Portugal
+351 253 809 600
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Reviewed 16 August 2014

Searching for the museum we came out by yhe ruins of the Palace of the counts of Barcelos.There was not much to see, only a story of the cock of Barcelos.

1  Thank Paul d
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

This is an amazing outdoor walk through hundreds of years of history simply by reading about the artifacts housed here. There is no indoors, there is no admission, there is no air conditioning....but there are info tags on all the items, the setting is amazing,...More

Thank RandyMK
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Lovely spot to stroll through and take photographs. Barcelos is a lovely town worth spending an extra day in.

Thank Emarie B
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Open Art museum that showcases pieces from different places and of historical value that have been collected and saved. I found it worth visiting and learning about the city.

Thank Fernando R
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This small but interesting site, has a wonderful view and is well worth the visit. Free entry and the site itself is well maintained and has wheelchair access. You can casually walk round here, enjoy the ruins and generally soak in a bygone age. Worth...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Free entry and an awesome view of Barcelos and Barcelinhos. Near you can see the famous bridge and have meals or fresh drinks. Mandatory to visit

Thank Gonçalo F
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is not a destination but is a lovely place for a casual walk. Sometimes I do not need much stimulation to enjoy a site like this. The place lacks good signage and explanations, but as I walk it I can imagine Roman times and...More

Thank BeastiePV
Reviewed 24 May 2016

When passing this is worth a look but not traveling for . However threat of the town is certainly worth spending time in. Nice to walk near the river and marvel between 11 and 1 those numbers on the walking route that passes here at...More

Thank helstravels
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Medieval castle with a high view of the river... This is good visit ! Try to imagine you are on a place were Portuguese kings and Queens would own! Supberb location in the historic center in the surround area!

Thank Luis D
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Searching for the museum we came out by yhe ruins of the Palace of the counts of Barcelos.There was not much to see, only a story of the cock of Barcelos.

1  Thank Paul d
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