The Museum of Bread (Museu do Pão), located in Serra da Estrela, is a private museum whose purpose is to collect, preserve, and display the objects and heritage of Portuguese bread in all its aspects: ethnography, politics, society, history, religion, and art.

The museum also includes visitor support areas intended to make your stay more pleasant: the Library-Bar, the Historic Market, and the restaurant. All of these spaces have the same theme as the Museum, and offer visitors a wide array of quality services and opportunities.


  • Guided Tours
  • Work done with bread dough (activity included in visit)
  • Thematic Workshops: Bread creation, Art made using dough
  • Scientific and educational activities using bread ingredients
  • Educational activities oriented around specific times of the year: Children’s Day, Arbor Day, Museum Day

The activities to be carried out are subject to prior scheduling, with a minimum of 5 participants and a maximum of 20.

Opening hours

Tuesday to Friday, and Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Closing days

  • Monday


  • Guided tours
  • Pedagogical activities
  • Scientific activities
  • Workshops