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Museu do Douro

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Published 12/15/2015

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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Rua Marquês de Pombal, Peso da Régua, Vila Real, 5050–282, Portugal

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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.

Published 12/15/2015


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