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National Bread Museum

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National Bread Museum
Location Quinta Fonte do Marrão
6270-909 SEIA
District:Guarda
County :Seia
Parish:Seia
Contacts Tel:238310760
Fax:238310769
Email:info@museudopao.pt

The National Bread Museum is housed in a building that was erected with the regional materials. The museum is located in a harmonious and monumental landscape setting that still integrated some restored mills and traditional bakeries. It is the only museum of this sort in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the few in Europe, covering a 3500 square meter area divided in three exhibition floors with a half-oriented path. This museum is more than a simple exhibit of objects related to bread history and production, but also a living space for the preservation of this fundamental memory of both the region and the country made of know-how and crafts that would otherwise be inevitably lost. This is why visitors can discover here bread producing techniques and even bake their own bread. Among the objects that were specifically restored for the museum, it is worth highlighting one of the first mechanical balers in the country, for instance. The heritage is divided in several sections, including a recreation of a traditional bakery of the past with furniture and objects that date back to the early 20th century; utensils; ceramics; numismatics and iconography. Museum’s visitors have also the chance to taste the specialities served in the restaurant, to visit the library or to buy traditional products of Serra da Estrela region in the grocery (this venue recreates the typical ambiance of ancient groceries). Children have a room of their own – The World of Children – where entertainment shows related to bread traditions take place.

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Closing days: Mondays

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Closing days: Mondays

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

Localização Quinta Fonte do Marrão
6270-909 SEIA
Distrito:Guarda
County:Seia
Parish:Seia
Contactos Tel:238310760
Fax:238310769
Email:info@museudopao.pt
www.museudopao.pt

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

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