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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  • Portuguese construction of the first half of the 20th century. XVIII. walls with wooden structure filled with stones, pieces of tile and adobo (raw brick) Portuguese Furniture and reproduçõies of cartographies of the 16th and 17th centuries. Beautiful and exciting
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  • 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 »
  • The Museum is facing the largest historical town square of the city, you have to pay a General admission of museums (very economical) that not only allow into this museum it also enables entry to other 4 museums. The Museum is an old house with furniture and other artifact of the era, has no guide and there is little information to learn about the Portuguese influence in Cologne. It is not necessary to visit, but it is fast and economical.
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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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  • Historic example of Portuguese architecture with Spanish aggregates. The Museum is recommended.
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