Famous Museums in Faro

The museums in Faro give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Faro with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Faro. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Faro.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Faro.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Faro:

  1. Museu Arqueologico

    4.3 (1069 Votes)
    Museu Arqueologico

    Art Museum, Museum, Performance

    Placed in the 16th century Jewish Quarter of Convento de NossaSenhora da Assunção, the Museum is known for its exhibits dating back to the 3rd century! Highlights include: 3rd century Mosaics Islamic artefacts from 9th to 13th Century Carlos Filipe Porfírio’s paintings The museum also has Fado performances for music lovers.
  2. Faro Jewish Heritage Centre

    Museum, Cemetery

    A cemetery dating back to the mid 19th century, the Jewish Heritage Centre is a prominent bookmark in Jewish civilization of Faro. The community was expelled in 1497 from much of the southern Portugal including the Algarve region and even though minor settlements of Jewish families are still living in Faro, the place is remembered for a flourishing Jewish community of the days gone by. Today th...Read more
  3. Old Town Faro

    4.4 (31 Votes)
    Praça do Afonso III 15, 8000-149 Faro, Portugal
  4. Museu Regional Do Algarve

    4.4 (166 Votes)
    Museu Regional Do Algarve


    See the remnant of the regional peasant life of the Algarve region. The museum has fishing boats used until 1970’s along with other regional tools and furniture. The place is apt for kick-starting your stay in the city and is perfect if you want to travel back in time to see Faro’s working-class life across decades. Highlights include: 1100 regional pieces including equipment used ...Read more