Museo Portugues, Colonia del Sacramento

(4/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Is perhaps the most popular Museum of Cologne, telling the story of Colonia del Sacramento and many things from Uruguay, of course, with emphasis for the Portuguese colonization. Is also part of the "Colonia" Museums system, where you buy a "Passport" and visit five museums, all close to each other, what you can do in a short time as small museums to our standards.
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  • A museum historic in a building historic. It has any Museum of its kind offering: costumes, tableware of yesteryear (mostly reproductions), weapons, etc. But feature mostly the room of cartography: an evolution of this technology in which the Portuguese were experts. Not is it lost.
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  • Not could enter, despite the fact that was the time that supposedly was open. Would he time is from 11.15 to 17 hs, but despite this, who opened the door said that was closed by cleaning? Sad to hide the values of the Museum by ineffective people
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  • Lovely little museum in this former Portuguese colonial town of Colonia del Sacramento.
  • Interesting place for history of Colonia
  • Very good
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  • Very good
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  • Historic example of Portuguese architecture with Spanish aggregates. The Museum is recommended.
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