Having been voted the best Portuguese Museum in 2012 and won the prestigious Kenneth Hudson International Prize, the Museu da Comunidade Concelhia da Batalha (MCCB) takes us on an interesting, paradigmatic trip spanning more than 250 million years.
Find out more at www.museubatalha.com
Located in Rebolaria, the Ethnographic Museum – a House-turned-Museum in the Rosas do Lena Folklore Ranch – is a reconstruction of a typical nineteenth-century house in Estremadura. The museum has an interesting core display, which is made up of permanent exhibitions of ethnographic miniatures, musical instruments, costumes, pieces of stonework from Batalha and tools used for farming and various other professions. You can book a visit by calling: 244 765 223.
The Museum of Offerings made to the Unknown Soldier, which is located in the Monastery of Batalha, is a second location of the Combatants League Museum. It’s made up of a room with a permanent collection of Offerings made to the Unknown Soldier, and a second Chapter house which houses a Tomb.
Visiting hours are from 9 am to 5 pm (October to March) and from 9 am to 6 pm (April to September).
A unique building, this centre is located a mere 500 meters from the Monastery of Batalha. 600 years ago, this was the first defensive position chosen by Nuno Álvares Pereira, where the advancing Castilian army would finally be halted.
Find out more at www.fundacao-aljubarrota.pt