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Municipal museum
Largo Dom Afonso III 14, 8000 Faro Driving directions
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Opening hours

Jun-Sep: Tue-Fri 10am-7pm, weekends 11.30am-6pm; Oct-May: Tue-Fri 10am-6pm, weekends 10.30am-5pm

Description

This museum, which occupies a former convent built in the 16C, houses a large archaeological collection (Museu Arqueológico Lapidar do Infante Dom Henrique), divided among the galleries of the fine Renaissance cloister. A room on the first floor presents a collection of 16C-19C paintings. Temporary exhibitions and, on some summer evenings, concerts (classical music, jazz, fado etc).

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