Museo Portugues, Colonia del Sacramento

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History Museum Museum
Travel back to the colonial era at Museo Portugues, a small cultural heritage museum set in a charming 17th-century home. Central to the museum is the Portuguese colonial experience, exhibited through a range of artifacts that once belonged to original settlers. Particularly interesting is the collection of colonial-era maps, made at a time when European empire building and exploration sparked the golden age of cartography. Displays and dioramas help bring this period back to life, while information panels can provide additional insight into the area's history. Add Museo Portugues and other attractions to your Colonia del Sacramento trip itinerary using our Colonia del Sacramento trip itinerary planner.
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  • There are Portuguese colonial artifacts and replica furniture displayed inside this adobe and stone building. The building is typical 18th century Portuguese construction with wall of 600/900mm thickn...  more »
  • This is one of the small museums in this town. In a building from the colonial era it shows what the interior would have been like back then.  more »
  • This small museum can be visited well under 15 minutes and you can still have a good flavour of what was the Portuguese life in Colonia across a few centuries. Good as a museum package  more »
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  • Lovely little museum in this former Portuguese colonial town of Colonia del Sacramento.
  • Interesting place for history of Colonia
  • I found the most interesting because you can learn more about the history of Uruguay and also a bit of Brazil. The ticket must be purchased at the Municipal Museum.
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  • Very nice Museum for 50 pesos uruguayos you got access to 6 museums included this
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  • An integral system of museums Museum of Cologne. Is not too large, but contains interesting objects of Portuguese occupation in the city.
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