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Museu de Portimao, Portimao

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  • Wonderful chance to learn more about the founding industry in the area. The museum is very modern with not only written information but also by using your phone, you can access other information in...  more »
  • Sardines may not be the most exciting prospects but this museum was excellent.Well worth a visit.It was free and very quiet at the time we visited.There is a nice cafe nearby which I assume is part.....  more »
  • Great museum containing the history of the local fishing industry detailing the whole sardine canning process from start to finish. Really good film archive from around the1930's to 50's showing the.....  more »
  • Museum set in the site of the old sardine canning factory and the whole thing is devoted to this industry, in a rather haunting way which tries to reproduce the experience of working there. Oh yes and there's also a bit about the area's prehistoric past.
  • A great place to visit, a great insight into the making of the cans and the packing of millions of sardines. And it's free between 10 am and 2pm.Brilliant. ps only on a Sunday
  • Cute little museum with interesting facts about sardines. It is well made and there is an excellent restaurant next to it. Worth a visit
  • Really interesting museum to visit. There is a video to explain the whole sardine processing and it's history. Really good props. Well worth a visit and it is only €3
  • A very interesting place, the exhibition is very detailed and the way it is layed out is very easy to navigate

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