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Porto and the North Sights

Museu do Douro

  • Rua Marquês de Pombal Map It
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 11/07/2013

Fodor's Review

This stunning museum sits at the center of the Douro Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site—underscoring its importance in terms of cultural history and tourism. Housed in the imposing former headquarters of a port wine company, the institution also has a striking contemporary wing that hosts major exhibitions about the wine-making region, its history, and leading figures connected with it. The museum is also building up a network of branches around this large and very

varied region. The first was opened in 2009, in Tabuaço.

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Sight Information

Address:

Rua Marquês de Pombal, Pêso da Régua, 5050–282, Portugal

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Phone:

254-310190

Sight Details:

  • €6; €20 for guided tour in English
  • Nov.–May, Tues.–Sun. 10–1 and 2:30–6; June–Oct., Daily 10–1 and 2:30–6.

Updated 11/07/2013

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