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Excellent small interpretation/ museum centre

This is a small centre but the displays and presentations are of a very high quality. The care... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Brian T
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Fishing and its importance well presented

Nice little museum that well presents fishing history and the meaning of fishing to this lovely... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
Heikki K
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Southern Finland, Finland
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27 Jun 2018
“Excellent small interpretation/ museum centre”
21 Jun 2018
“Fishing and its importance well presented”
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Rua Antonio dos Santos 10 | São Pedro da Afurada, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-365, Portugal
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

This is a small centre but the displays and presentations are of a very high quality. The care taken over the labelling, signage and use of multi media puts many larger centres to shame. Very worth a visit and as the entry is free it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Brian T
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Nice little museum that well presents fishing history and the meaning of fishing to this lovely village. If you have made your way to Afaruda you must visit this free museum. As Afaruda itself it is well easy going and the time needed depends on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Heikki K
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is a small museum definitely worth visiting if you wish to undertand something about the importance of fishing in the village of Afurada (and similar places in Portugal) and the hardships associated to it. Even though small scale, the exhibition is clearly well thought...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

An hour spent here will help you to understand something about cod fishing and the Portuguese people. Many of the people who fished cod in the North Atlantic were from the village of Afurada.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Zaharajack
Reviewed 25 July 2016

A small museum, quite new but very interesting. lots of information about Afurada. You can go there by boat, crossing the river Douro.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Maria I
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Small museum of Afurada's maritime history, with several objects related to the sea and land work of fishermen and their families.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank ana_1416
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