The National Museum of Ethnology has a vast collection of items from rural Portugal and the former colonies that are regularly rotated and displayed in well-researched temporary exhibitions. A permanent show on rural life comprising some 3,000 pieces may be visited (with a guided tour, 2.30pm Tue, 10.30am & 2.30pm Wed-Fri). Staff are very helpful and the shop has books in English.
|Venue name:||Museu Nacional de Etnologia|
Av Ilha da Madeira
|Opening hours:||Museum 2-6pm Tue; 10am-6pm Wed-Sun|
|Transport:||Bus 714, 728, 732|
|Price:||€3; €1.50 reductions; free under-13s & all 1st Sun of mth|