Museu da Cidade de Olhão (City Museum of Olhão)

Get into Olhão’s history visiting the Museum of the City, located in Compromisso Marítimo building.

Museu da Cidade de Olhão
Museu da Cidade de Olhão 
© Celestino Manuel

The Museu da Cidade de Olhão (City Museum of Olhão) is situated in a building known as Compromisso Marítimo, it is a place that adds a high historical value to this village, built in 1768 by João dos Santos Tavares and Álvaro da Silva, as a way of supporting local fishermen.

Inside, it displays an archaeological and ethnographic collection related to village’s history and its concelho (district). It also has some temporary exhibitions.

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Largo da Restauração, Olhão.

Opening Hours:

Tuesday through Friday from 10h00 to 12h30 and from 14h00 to 17h30. Saturdays from 10h00 to 13h00.

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