Museu de Rendas de Bilros

Rendas de Bilros - Lace Making Museum
Rendas de Bilros - Lace Making

Perfectly located for anyone touring the sights of central Vila do Conde, this museum of traditional lace making isn't just a building full of examples of Portuguese and international lace. It is also a working art school teaching this traditional form of handicrafts to students from all over the world.

The delicate materials provide a great accompaniment to the building in which they are housed, which is a typical city mansion for the region. The permanent collection includes an important array of finished items of clothing, in addition to implements and examples of modern lace making hanging from the walls.

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Vila do Conde

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The coastal town of Vila do Conde lies at the mouth of the River Ave around 30 km north of Porto. This is a town with two contrasting characters; there is the modern beach town with its apartment blocks and vilas that merges into...