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Porto Region Across the Ages Museum

Porto Region Across the Ages Museum
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last update on Jul 24, 2023
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Adult €20
Youth €20
Child €9
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The "Porto Region Across The Ages" (PRATA) Museum is located, along with six other museums, in the "WOW Porto" cultural complex. The museum takes you on a journey through the history of Porto, allowing visitors to understand the foundations, setbacks, conquests, discoveries, and wars that have shaped Portugal, particularly Porto.

Exhibition

Upon entering PRATA, you are greeted by an authentic replica of Porto's famous tram. You even have the opportunity to step inside this replica. Gradually, you are guided through the history of Porto. The exhibition takes visitors through the different eras that have shaped Porto. The detailed representation of historical events and their impact on the city provides a deeper understanding of Porto's development. PRATA not only provides insights into the history of Porto but also into the diverse culture and people of the city. From a humble settlement to an important trade center, Porto has undergone a rich cultural evolution. Through interactive exhibits, displays, and multimedia presentations, visitors are able to better understand the people and their traditions.

Interactive Stories

One highlight of PRATA is the interactive stories. Through presentations and interactive elements, visitors are immersed in the events. A cinema and a video mapping show are also part of the exhibition. Visitors learn about the allies and enemies of the city and gain insight into the complex relationships that have shaped Porto over the centuries.

WOW Porto Cultural Complex

After exploring the "Porto Region Across The Ages Museum," you should definitely visit the six other museums in the WOW cultural complex, such as the "Planet Cork Museum" or "The Chocolate Story Museum". The WOW museums are located in the historic district of Gaia, directly across from Porto.

Historical Information

The exhibition allows you to experience the setbacks, conquests, and wars that have shaped Porto.
© HILODI - WOW Porto The exhibition allows you to experience the setbacks, conquests, and wars that have shaped Porto.

The "Porto Region Across The Ages" (PRATA) was created to bring visitors closer to the history of Porto and the region. It provides an interactive and entertaining experience to understand the foundations, setbacks, conquests, discoveries, and wars that have shaped Porto. PRATA showcases the cultural development of the city and allows visitors to get to know the people and their traditions.

How to get there

By Public Transportation: Using the public transportation network is a convenient way to reach PRATA. Porto has a well-developed public transportation system, including buses and subways.

By Car: If you are arriving by car, you can enter the museum's address into your navigation system. PRATA should be well signposted. However, please note that parking in downtown Porto can sometimes be problematic.

By Foot or Bicycle: Porto is a compact city, making the museum easily accessible by foot or bicycle.

Videos

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Contact

WOW-Museen
Rua do Choupelo 39
4400-088
Porto
+351 220 121 200
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