VILA REAL MUSEUM - Numismatics and archeology exhibition; is also used as an art and handcraft exhibit center.

Address: Rua do Rossio, 5000 Vila Real

Phone number: +351 259325730

Opened from Tuesdays until Fridays: 10:00AM-12:30AM / 2:00PM-6:00PM

Opened at weekends: 2:00PM-18:30PM

Closed on Mondays

GEOLOGY MUSEUM

Address: Museu de Geologia da Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro - Departamento de Geologia, Apartado 1013, 5000-911 Vila Real

Phone number: +351 259350207 / +351 259350224

Fax: +351 259350480

E-mail: museugeo@utad.pt

URL: http://home.utad.pt/~geologia/weddepmuseu.html

Visits to the museum only under booking

Opened Tue.-- Fri.: 9:00AM-12:30AM / 2:00PM-5:00PM

Closed on weekends and bank holidays

Free entrance

MATEUS PALACE - Surrounded by beautiful Baroque style gardens and set in a vast property (Quinta), lays this magnificent Manor-House designed and conceived by Nicolau Nasoni. In its interior you can delight yourself with XVII and XVIII century paintings, rich furniture, ceramics, paraments, silver and porcelain objects and a stupendous library where you can find a fine and rare edition of one of the greatest Portuguese literature relics - «Os Lusíadas».

Address: Fundação Casa de Mateus, Mateus, 5000 Vila Real

Phone number: +351 259323121 / Fax number: +351 259326553

November until February: opened from 10:00AM-1:00PM / 2:00PM-5:00PM

March until May and October: opened from 9:00AM-1:00PM / 2:00PM-6:00PM

June until September: 9:00AM-7:00PM

Closed on Christmas Day