Casa do Infante / old Royal Custom House

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  • Monuments
  • Gothic,
  • Address: Rua da Alfândega, 10, 4050-029 Porto
  • Tel.: +351 222060400
  • Website: http://visitasvirtuais.cm-porto.pt
  • Opening hours: Historical archive mon-fri 09:00-17:30 closed:sat,sun Exhibition Room: Opening hours vary according to the topic. closed:holidays Museum tue-sun 10:00-17:30 closed: mon, holidays
  • Cost: Undefined
  • Tags: Accessibilities, World Heritage
  • Accessible for people with impairments: Physical
  • Wireless internet access: Yes
  • Languages: Portuguese, English
  • Building in which, according to tradition, Prince Henry, the Navigator, was born. Built in 1325 by D. Afonso IV, it was used as Royal House, Mint and Royal Customs House, operating until 1859. Today is the headquarters of Porto Historical Archives, which gather important historical documents such as the Charter Act of the City. Excavations carried out in the building discovered traces of Roman occupation, which can be seen in the museum created there. Included in the Urban Wine Route.
  • GPS: 41.140705844487, -8.6144185066223
  • E-mail: dmah@cm-porto.pt
  • Nearest Wi-fi/hotspot: Wifi Porto Digital - Praça da Ribeira
  • Bus: STCP - 1M, STCP - 500, STCP - 900, STCP - 901, STCP - 906, STCP - ZH, STCP - ZM, STCP - ZR, STCP - 10M
  • Tram: STCP - Infante - Passeio Alegre
  • Sightseeing Tours: City Sightseeing Portugal - Blue Line, Red Line
  • Price: Historical archive - Free; Exhibition Room - Free; Museum - 2,20€; 50% Youth Card; Free admission: Weekend, children up to 14, students and teachers, > 65 years old, ICOM and APOM affiliates.
  • Discounts: PortoCard PortoCard Free,

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