Museo Portugues, Colonia del Sacramento

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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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  • August 6, 2017
    It is in the sector of must-see museums in Cologne, well full and you can take pictures to remember. Interesting approach to history.
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  • August 1, 2017
    Another of the small museums in Cologne. House original, full of objects salvaged from the Portuguese era.
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  • July 25, 2017
    It is a Portuguese House with restorations in some rooms and some furniture or utensils of the period. You look it in 15 minutes.
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  • September 4, 2016
    Lovely little museum in this former Portuguese colonial town of Colonia del Sacramento.
  • October 24, 2016
    Interesting place for history of Colonia
  • July 12, 2017
    The more beautiful to my taste of museums in Cologne, you can see well in that House as did the constructions at the time, a total beauty! don't forget to visit him. (The front of the House does not say much but inside is awesome)
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  • July 28, 2017
    Beautiful very well preserved both in the building and the furniture. Beautiful garden overlooking the river.
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  • July 8, 2017
    One of the best in the city, albeit small.
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In contrast to its quaint historical architecture, Colonia del Sacramento offers a range of multi-story, luxury accommodations. Most of these sit near the tip of the city's peninsula, with swimming pools and good beach access. If you want to stay in the old town itself, choose between a range of hostels, inns, and boutique hotels housed in buildings more in keeping with the city's colonial architecture. Make sure to reserve your accommodations in advance, especially if visiting on a weekend or during the busy summer season.
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