Museu dos Descobrimentos

Located in the Manor of the Cabrais, the Museum of Discovery\/Interpretive Center "to the discovery of the new world (DNM)" is an initiative of the municipality of Belmonte, in order to make known the history of Portuguese Discoveries, particularly of Brazil. Here you can observe a set of content in various areas of knowledge such as history interactive applications and films, where he makes known the adventure experienced by the most illustrious of the Belmontenses, Pedro Alvares Cabral.


Rua Pedro Álvares Cabral


  • Museums
  • Outdoor areas, Documentation center, Temporary exhibitions, Educational services, Bar/snack-bar

    opening hours


  • tuesday: 09:00-12:30
  • thursday: 14:00-17:30
  • wednesday: 09:00-12:30
  • friday: 14:00-17:30
  • saturday: 09:00-12:30
  • sunday: 14:00-17:30

  • Winter

  • tuesday: 14:00-17:30
  • thursday: 09:00-12:30
  • wednesday: 14:00-17:30
  • friday: 09:00-12:30
  • saturday: 14:00-17:30
  • sunday: 09:00-12:30

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