Museu da Escrita do Sudoeste

Located in the centre of Almodôvar, in the building of the old Municipal Cinema-Theatre. It opened to the public in September 29, 2007, with artefacts found in the archaeological core of Almodôvar. It is devoted to the first form of writing in the Iberian Peninsula, dating back to the Iron Age, that hasn't been deciphered yet.


Rua do Relógio


  • Museums
  • Guided tours, accessibility

    opening hours


  • monday: 10:00-13:00
  • tuesday: 14:00-18:00
  • thursday: 14:00-18:00
  • wednesday: 10:00-13:00
  • friday: 10:00-13:00
  • saturday: 14:00-18:00
  • sunday: 14:00-18:00

  • Winter

  • monday: 14:00-18:00
  • tuesday: 10:00-13:00
  • thursday: 10:00-13:00
  • wednesday: 14:00-18:00
  • friday: 14:00-18:00
  • saturday: 10:00-13:00
  • sunday: 10:00-13:00

Cultural Centers near Museu da Escrita do Sudoeste

Biblioteca Municipal de Almodôvar

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Museu Severo Portela

A museum and a small library located in a centennary building, recovered in 1982 and 1983. It exhibits paintings, drawings, sculptures, books, diploms and meda…

Museu Arqueológico e Etnográfico Manuel Vicente Guerreiro

A museum that exhibits objects related to the local tradition and culture. It has guided tours.

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