Its main style is Baroque, this beautiful manor house was built in the late 16th and early 17th century. It belonged to the same family for 300 years, until being purchased by the state in 1963, after a period of reorganisation and renovation the Palace reopened to the public as a museum in 1978. Both the elegant interior rooms and the exotic gardens built at three levels are a must-see destination when visiting the city. The Biscaínhos Palace and Museum is located in Rua dos Biscainhos in central Braga.
The museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays, 10:00-17:30, and it is closed on Mondays, New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, the 1st May and Christmas Day.
The entrance is free on Sundays until 14:00.
Visits to the library need to be booked in advance.