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Fabrica de Porcelana da Vista Alegre Museum

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R. da Fabrica da Vista Alegre | S. Salvador, Ilhavo 3830-292, Portugal
+351 234 320 628
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

Museum is in the outskirts of Aviero on the edge of a residential area. Google maps will get you here but you'll need to watch for signs at the factory entrance to get to the museum which is located behind it. Museum is well laid...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DJSmit6
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Interesting museum with some amazing pieces of fine porcelain to peruse in the shop. Best to go here by car. Public transport is doable but complicated.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Coconut510
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Not a must place to visit. We visited it coz it was next to our hotel and was included in our tour package. But if you need to drive far to visit this place, it's not worth the hassle

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sawant k
Reviewed 18 May 2018

We started with the museum which tells the story of the production of Villa Allegre porceain - not too much detail - and the model community built by the owner to house the wrokforce. Then the cafe which was rather poor...and the shop ...which was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KarenKew
Reviewed 12 May 2018

The most well-known Portuguese porcelain/china is called Vista Alegre. The well-preserved place gives you the idea of a 19th century big industry which was organized as a small town; it provided housing, school and even a theater for the workers and their families. Nowadays you...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Vitor A
Reviewed 26 March 2018

A very typical place, were you can rest and at the same time you can go the past, by visiting the museum of one of the most popular porcelain in the world, that makes exclusives for many famous families in the world and even in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

A wonder to behold.... We were recommended to this establishment by our hotel concierge in Porto. Its approximately 70km from Porto - about 45 minutes fish, once you are on the motorway off the gyrator system. A ceramic village - well a village built to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

The museum is very interesting, since it shows the history of a family business which is nowadays one of the finest porcelain brands in Portugal and worldwide. The final detail of allowing us to see decorative artist ps at work was fantastic!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Eva F
Reviewed 18 October 2017

After a diligent search, we found the bus stop in Aveiro from which Transdev buses leave for Vista Alegre. It seems a gently motion with the arm and hand isn't enough: the bus zoomed right by. I guess I ought to have demanded that my...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

This is just an amazing place to visit and buy ceramics ... 3 shops including an outlet shop as well as coffee shop, museum and tours

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Mark M
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We got by car, But there is public bus between aveiro and ilhavo.