Museu Francisco Tavares Proença Júnior

This museum is located in the old Bishop's Palace, a building that was several times remodelled until it welcmed the museum, in 1971. The original organizations of the museum was based on the archaeological collection of Francisco Tavares Proença Júnior, later enforced by objects that came from the Bishop's Palace, numismatics, Roman and Visigoth jewelry, weapons and tapestries from Castelo Branco. Currentlu, it has two main themes: the embroideries of Castelo Branco and the history of the Bishops.


Largo Doutor José Lopes Dias
6000-462,Castelo Branco


  • 2.00€
  • 16
  • Difficult external parking
  • Museums
  • Library, Shop, Educational services, Guided tours

    opening hours


  • tuesday: 10:00-17:30
  • thursday: 10:00-17:30
  • wednesday: 10:00-17:30
  • friday: 10:00-17:30
  • saturday: 10:00-17:30
  • sunday: 10:00-17:30
  • holiday: 10:00-17:30

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