Museu de Gordiola

Museum in Algaida

The Museu de Gordiola glassworks and museum, set in a mock-Gothic palace and named for a family that's made glass since 1719, has a glassworks on the ground floor where you can observe the glassmakers and furnaces in action. Upstairs, the stained-glass illuminated museum has a riveting collection of glass items from around the world, some of great beauty and colour. The on-site shop contains some lovely pieces too. The museum lies 2.5km west of town on the Ma15.