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If you are visiting Coimbra, you should go to this Museum, full of roman pieces os sculpture, sacred images, paintings, pieces of arquitecture and so many interesting things.
You'll see the Cryptoporticus of Coimbra, of the old Roman city of Aeminium, that was built to...More
If, like us, you’re enjoying Coimbra and want to keep enjoying Coimbra then stay away from this place. Because if you lose your way wondering around the museum, and you will, because signs for the route to take are poor or non-existent, you will be...More
This museum has received considerable funding and as a result offers a really unique perspective on a Roman forum as well as ecclesiastical sculptures lit and displayed in a way that is seldom seen. In comparison, the painting and metalwork galleries feel much more traditional....More
We are not huge fine art museum fans, but love Roman remains and the lower two level of this museum are of Roman origin. Just amazing to walk through the maze that used to be a Roman village. Sort of a subterranean labyrinth. Incredibly well...More
The recently renovated museum hosts a vast collection of sculptures through the ages and much more besides. Well worth the vist but allow time to chill on the roof terrace after the visit, the offer a lovely tranqui view of the old Catheral and the...More
We visited this museum after I read a traveler's report on TA's forums and I'm so glad we did! It was so fascinating and gave great insight into the history of the area. I'd say it's a "don't miss" if you're visiting Coimbra!
This is a well organised , chronologically well set out museum with some real treasures. The displays honour the artifacts by setting them out simply and stylishly so the visitor can take them in.The staff were very helpful in making sure we made the most...More
This museum is a true unknown hidden gem in plain day light. Below you visit the Roman Forum basement. There are a wide variety of exhibition themes (Statues, religious objects, jewellery, painting, ceramics, etc), across multiple periods (Romanic to XXth century), multiple materials (stone, wood,...More