"Counts of Castro Guimar„es Palace/Municipal Museum" Museu Condes de Castro Guimaraes - Museum Tip by pieter_jan_v

  Counts of Castro Guimar„es Palace
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  • Counts of Castro Guimarães Palace - Cascais
      Counts of Castro Guimar„es Palace
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  • Counts of Castro Guimarães Palace - Cascais
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The Counts of Castro Guimar„es Palace was constructed in 1890. It's located at the Santa Marta Cove, close to the sea.
In 1924 the buiding was transformed into the Cascais Municipal Museum.
Inside art is displayed and rich Indo-Portuguese furniture.
The library has over 25,000 books, some from the XVII century.
In the garden at the right of the main entrance the Capela de S. Sebasti„o is located.
In the rear the museum borders t the Gandarinha Park.

Visiting hours:
Tu-Fr: 10AM - 5PM
Sa-Su: 10AM - PM & 2PM - 5PM

Address: Av. Rei Humberto II de ItŠlia - 2750-374 Cascais
Directions: Opposite the Fortress and the main Marina entrance.
Phone: +351-21-4825404
Website: http://www.cm-cascais.pt/Cascais/Cascais/Equipam_Espacos_Culturais/Museus/Museu_Condes_de_Castro_Guimaraes.htm

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  • Written Oct 13, 2009
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