Olhão Museum, or Maritime Commitment House
Situated in Praça da Restautação (Restoration Square), the Casa do Compromisso Maritimo (Maritime Commitment House), is a bulding founded in the eighteenth century.
The building have three front sides. The main, to Praça da Restauração (Restoration square), the North, to Street Capitão (Captain) José Mendonça, south to Rua (street) do Compromisso, and west borders with the Chapel of Nossa Senhora (Our Lady) da Soledade. On the ground floor there is a portal surmounted by a niche where we can find the image of Nossa Senhora da Graça (Our Lady of Grace) and two lapidary inscriptions about the popular revolution of 1808. Its coverage is marked by two four-sided roofs.
The patrimony of the city Museum consists of three distinct collections: one of archaeological
materials covering the Chalcolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, the Roman and Islamic period, another of coins from the Middle Ages until the season Contemporary, and even a collection of paleontological materials (fossil).
Nearby: Faro, Albufeira, Quinta do Lago, Vale do Garrão, Vilamoura, Loulé, Querença
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