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Francisco Tavares Proença Júnior Museum

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Francisco Tavares Proença Júnior Museum
Location Largo da Dr. José Lopes Dias
6000-462 CASTELO BRANCO
District:Castelo Branco
County :Castelo Branco
Parish:Castelo Branco
Contacts Tel:272344277
Fax:272347880
Email:mftpj@imc-ip.pt

Francisco Tavares Proença Júnior Museum is set in the former Bishop’s House, founded in the beginning of the 19th century by the major sponsor of Beira region archaeology, Francisco Tavares Proença Júnior. The museum’s collection assembles archaeological findings from the Palleolitic to the Middle Ages, 16th century Portuguese school painting, tapestry, furniture of the former Bishop’s House, arms, ethnography, 16th and 18th century sacred art and Castelo Branco bedspreads that belonged to the Vilhena collection. There is a bedspread manufacturing school that produces lavishly ornamented bedspreads, sold to the public.

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Responsable: Instituto Português de Museus - Drª Aida Rechena

Closing days: Mondays

Observations: Opening hours of the “Oficina Escola de Bordados Regionais e da Biblioteca Professor Doutor D. Fernando de Almeida”: weekdays from 10:00 to 12.30 and 14:00 to 17.30.

Maximum no. of people per group: 15

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Localização Largo da Dr. José Lopes Dias
6000-462 CASTELO BRANCO
Distrito:Castelo Branco
County:Castelo Branco
Parish:Castelo Branco
Contactos Tel:272344277
Fax:272347880
Email:mftpj@imc-ip.pt
mftpj.blogspot.com/

If any of the information is incorrect, please send an email to lifecooler office

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