Museu de Alberto Sampaio
Rua Alfredo Guimarães
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Photo by Rita Alves
Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm
A must see museum in GuimarãesJosé Saramago, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, has considered this museum as one of the most beautiful museums he knows.
The museum is close to the Largo da Oliveira and offers exhibitions of jewellery (12th to 19th century), sculpture (13th to 18th century), painting (16th to 17th century), tiles (16th to 18th century), ceramics (17th to 19th century) and textiles (15th to 18th century).
A must see in the museum is the silver gilt triptych and the gambeson of John I, which he wore at the Battle of Aljubarrota.