Stone Museum, Cantanhede

Learn more about the art of working with the stone in the Museu de Pedra de Cantanhede (Stone Museum), in Coímbra, Portugal.

Stone Museum, Cantanhede
Stone Museum, Cantanhede
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The Museu da Pedra (Stone Museum), located in the town of Cantanhede, in the Coímbra District, does an excellent work in getting to know the sculpture works of the different churches, convents and palaces of the country.

 

The museum is formed by archaeological pieces collected in the prehistoric and Roman sites of Cantanhede, religious ornamentations and sculpture from churches and shrines all over the city, as well as tools used in their elaboration.

The museum also counts with a centre for temporary expositions, which usually hosts important exhibitions about contemporary sculptoric production.

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Location:

Largo Cândido dos Reis, 4, Cantanhede, Coímbra.

Opening Hours:

From Wednesday to Friday from 10h00 to 13h00 and from 14h00 to 18h00.
Saturdays and Sundays from 14h00 to 18h00. (until 19h00 on July and August)

Telephone:

(+351) 351 231 423 730.

E-mail:

museudapedra@cm-cantanhede.pt

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