MAEDS was founded in 1974, by the District Board of Setúbal, within the country’s democratisation framework, started with the 25th April revolution. It opened to the public in 1976. It has pre-historical, Roman and post-Roman collections.
In the ethnography section you may see some artefacts connected to the traditional activities of fishing, recollection, salt works, cattle breeding, agriculture, shipbuilding, spinning and weaving, popular art and rural and urban handicrafts.
- REGIONAL ETHNOGRAPHY AND ARCHAEOLOGY
With guided visits, archaeological study centre and specialised library.
Tuesdays to Saturdays, from 09 am to 12.30 am and from 02 pm to 05.30 pm.