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Nucleo Islamico Museum

Praca da Republica, Tavira 8800-316, Portugal
+351 281 320 570
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A glimpse of the Islamic past

In the rain we came inside and were charmed by the 8 min video of Tavira's Islamic past. Very... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2018
Susan F
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Perth
Interesting museum, well worth a visit

Small museum telling the history of Tavira under the Moors. Mostly artefacts but with reasonably... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2018
becstar5
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Islay, United Kingdom
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Praca da Republica, Tavira 8800-316, Portugal
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

In the rain we came inside and were charmed by the 8 min video of Tavira's Islamic past. Very interesting.

Thank Susan F
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Small museum telling the history of Tavira under the Moors. Mostly artefacts but with reasonably good info (we were given an English translation in a laminated book at reception). Not too pricy, and nice way to spend an hour or so. The temporary exhibition on...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Interesting to spend an hour browsing relics in this museum. The Tavira Vase and its history was particularly engaging. Entry only 2 euro (1 euro if over 65). An English translation pamphlet is available and a 10 minute video with English subtitles gave a good...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2017

A small but quite interesting museum. Staff were pleasant and informative .A nice way to pass an hour .

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Reviewed September 11, 2017

Located next to the Tourism Office this small, attractive building houses some pretty impressive Islamic pieces of art. You get a feel of the moors influence in the town of Tavira. There is a short video you can listen to and get a flavour of...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2017

Small place but nevertheless interesting. There was an archaeologist there when we went and she was incredibly informative. The short video at the start was very good, too, and followed up by a visit to the church behind- amazing! You can buy a combined ticket,...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2017

We loved the collection of objects on display. The story that this museum tells and the wonderful artefacts are fascinating. Some of the ceramics are both simple and sophisticated. Well worth a visit. We bought a combined ticket to the Municipal Museum and enjoyed both...More

Thank Geoff W
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Reviewed April 13, 2017

Museum contains some great artefacts and exhibition space. Good information, but as English tourist it was from a book rather than a display - as understandably the displays were in Portuguese. Space was a bit small to truly appreciate how good it was.

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Reviewed April 11, 2017

This is just amazing. The intricate design of the objects found is just mind blowing. If you don't come here during your visit then you are mad

Thank Lysander B
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Reviewed October 4, 2016

We paid 2 euros each to visit so not a lot of money, its tells an interesting story but it is small, curiously though there is information in English at the entrance and in the welcome film but none in the main gallery! Worth a...More

Thank Annette S
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