Top 10 Museums In Porto

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There are many things to see and do in Porto Portugal. Porto is especially known for its amazing museums. There is the FC Porto Museum, World of Discoveries, and Centro Portugues de Fotografia, and Museu da Misericodia do Porto. There is also the Museu do Carro Electrico, Museu Romantico, Pharmacy Museum, Museu Militar Do Porto, and the Pavilhao da Agua, just to name a few museums in Porto. There are also many hotels in Porto and flights to Porto making it convenient to visit. You can even get transfers from Porto airport.

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FC Porto Museum

The FC Porto Museum offers a very unique viewing of the Dragon Valkyrie which is a work of art that was created by Joana Vasconcelos. This unique Porto museum features over 120 years of history. It also has 200 trophies on exhibit and 280 videos and 27 thematic areas.

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World of Discoveries – Museu Interativo & Parque Tematico

This museum in an interactive museum with a theme park that will take you on an adventure to explore the rich history of the country. It features 3D Globes and fog screens and there is even a shop and restaurant. You can get on a caravel and discover new worlds, people, and flavors in the 5000 square meters of the meseum. The museum has done an exquisite job of recreating the odessrey of the Portuguese navigators who crossed the oceans in order to discover new worlds. You won’t want to miss this opportunity.

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Centro Portugues de Fotografia

The Portuguese Centre for Photography is a former Relacao Prison and has a collection of rare and valuable cameras. There has a shop and they offer guided tours.

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This museum features breathtaking architecture and offers an insight to fascinating history in an interesting building.

Museu do Carro Electrico

Museu do Carro Electrico

This Museum is located inside a tramcar and is a fun experience.

Museu Romântico da Quinta da Macieirinha

Museu Romantico

This museum features and audio guide and beautiful crystal. It would make a great place to visit on a honeymoon or date.

Pharmacy Museum

This museum is a collection of history of health and disease that spans over 500 million years. It features artistic, rare, scientific and anthropological pieces from many areas if the world including Greece, Rome, Egypt, and China, to name a few. The reconstruction of this unique Pharmacy was previously used to house a 19th Century Ottoman Empire Palace in Damascus and was recently opened to the public.

Museu Militar Porto

Museu Militar Do Porto

If you are into military history, the secret police, or artillery, then you will appreciate this Military Museum. The museum features rare items such as inter-war artillery and many other items of interest. It’s a can’t miss if you at into anything military.

Pavilhão da Água

Pavilhao da Agua

This museum is a great way to experience the vital importance of water an its many scientific applications and daily recreational uses.

Museu Vinho do Porto (Porto)

Museu do Vinho do Porto

This museum is small but it features a cellar and you will learn all about the history of Douro Valley wines.

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Leonardo Da Vinci – As Invencoes do Genio

This museum features the many inventions of Leonardo Da Vinci and there are even some working inventions that you can touch. There are even many copies of his paintings.

Porto Portugal is the place to visit if you want to get in some major museum experience. Portugal offers transfers from Porto airport and there are many hotels in Porto. Whatever your interests are, you will find something to appease them in Porto. There are many flights to Porto and once you arrive, many museums in Porto. You will be able to enjoy your time as you learn about the very rich history of this part of the world. Visiting Porto will be an experience you will remember forever.