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Casa dos Nichos

Rua de Viana, Viana do Castelo 4900-549, Portugal
+351 258 809 351
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We turned up here on a rainy Monday when the museum is normally closed, but the staff were inside... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
davidoliver63
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Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Small archeology museum

We spent about an hour in this tiny museum of local history. There is nothing that you must have... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
gcla102
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Koekelare, Belgium
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The Casa dos Nichos is a fifteenth century building which has recently been restored for the purpose of housing an exhibition area. In the museum, visitors can see a part of the borough’s archaeological remains, from pre-history to the formation of the Portuguese nationality (XII, XIII century) and even the appearance of the town of Viana.With a strong educational focus, there is a multimedia area that willallow visitors to access knowledge about the borough’s assets throughthe use of a range of multimedia.Some examples are the Celtic settlement of Citania de Santa Luzia,the medieval tombs of Santa Maria de Geraz do Lima, or the engravingsof Carreço.
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29 May 2017
“Quick Visit”
23 May 2017
“Small archeology museum”
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Rua de Viana, Viana do Castelo 4900-549, Portugal
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+351 258 809 351
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We turned up here on a rainy Monday when the museum is normally closed, but the staff were inside working and happily let us in. We spent about an hour on the exhibits which were very well presented, and helped in our understanding of the...More

2  Thank davidoliver63
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We spent about an hour in this tiny museum of local history. There is nothing that you must have seen but it is nicely presented and helps to understand the region. The people will certainly help you with any questions.

1  Thank gcla102
Reviewed 24 August 2013

We eventually found this place (signposting not the strongest in these beautiful old cities) and unfortunately when we arrived they were getting ready to close. They were however so helpful, speaking with our children and explaining as much as they could to them in English....More

3  Thank Galway_sunshine
Reviewed 3 August 2013

The little building was an hospital and now is the Tourist Desk for local services. Is medieval arquitecthure will impress you.

1  Thank 2lifes4travel
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