The Portia Museum is a building in Central Plaza that holds old world relics, crafting stations, and artwork that have been donated by people. The museum was constructed by the A&G Construction, with the assistance of the Construction Crane that the player built.
History EditSome time after Ack's arrival to Portia, Mayor Gale had funded the building of the Portia Museum that would be situated next to the Research Center in Central Plaza. Gale commissioned the A&G Construction company to build the museum. Constructing the building required the need of a construction crane, causing Albert to commission the building of one to the player.
Albert tasked the player to build the Construction Crane, using the blueprint provided by Petra. With the Construction Crane in hand, the A&G Construction began the project that would take a week to build.
The Portia Museum was finally built and held a grand opening the following Saturday. Merlin volunteered to be the curator of the museum.
Structure and layout Edit
The Portia Museum has numerous podiums or shelves that display unique items. These display cases can hold small, medium, or large assembled items. On the second floor, a large aquarium is located within the wall. Unique fish specimens can be donated to the aquarium.
If Player become friends with Merlin, (Four hearts), she will allow Player to rearrange objects that have already been donated and placed. To do this, walk up to the object to be moved, press F (Pickup), walk to the destination podium or shelf, and place the object down. Note that selecting and moving shelf items may require pressing T to cycle through the available shelf locations. An item may only be moved to another podium or shelf of the correct type.
|Item Type||Stand Size||Main Hall||Back Room||Upstairs||Total|
|Special Item Relic||Pedestal||2||2||0||4|
|Small Assembled Item||Small||5||0||0||5|
|Medium Assembled Item||Medium||18||3||0||21|
|Large Assembled Item||Large||1||5||0||6|
|Ultra Large Assembled Item||Ultra Large||0||1||0||1|
|Small Item Artwork||Shelf||8||0||0||8|
|Small Item Relic||Shelf||2||4||4||10|
|Small Item Exhibit Item||Shelf||0||4||0||4|
|Special Unknown Item||Special||1||0||0||1|
NOTE: As of Version 1.1.130102 there is a podium for an unknown Item in the middle of the Main Hall, However it is not yet usable by the player.
NOTE: The Small Item Exhibit Item[sic] item type will accept either a Relic or Artwork Item.
Donating items Edit
Items that have been donated cannot be returned to the donator, and each item can only be donated one time. Currently, not all assembled items can be donated. There are not enough slots for all possible donations.
Assembled items Edit
Most items that can be crafted at the Assembly Station can be donated to the Portia Museum and occupy special spots at the front of the museum. They are referred to as Assembled Items and come in four sizes: Small, Medium, Large, and Ultra Large.
|Fire Powered Generator||Medium||25|
|Large Fish Tank||Medium||20|
|The Dragonfly||Ultra Large||25|
The majority of items that can be donated to the Portia Museum are relics, re-assembled from Relic Pieces at the Recovery Machine. They are referred to as Relics and come in five sizes: Small Item, Small, Medium, Large, and Special Item.
There are also a couple of items in the world which are considered Relics, but do not have to be re-assembled.
The Portia Museum also accepts a number of books and paintings as Small Item Artwork.
|Journey from the East||Small||10|
|Painting: Distant Mountains||Small||10|
|Painting: The Lonely Windmill||Small||10|
After donating a certain number of items, the player can collect item rewards from a small table at the front of the Portia Museum. All items count equally toward the reward, except fish, which do not count.
|Number of donations||Reward|
Small Waste Bin
Marble Flower Bed
Mini Bowling Alley
Relic Pieces ExchangeEdit
Placed beside the stairs, it is a blue standing pin board where the player can instantaneously exchange relic pieces with the citizens of Portia. Some people may simply ask for another relic piece, others may ask for .
It refreshes every Sunday, and there is a time limit for each request ranging from a day to 4 days.
The Aquarium is a large fish tank located on the second floor. Initially the Aquarium is empty, but it will fill up with the different types of fish species as the player donates them.
Each species can only be donated once, but the player can donate common, emperor, and king fish species. The player can donate the common fish first, followed by the emperor fish to replace it, then the king fish to replace either of the former, or donate the king or emperor fish first without needing the common fish; however, the player cannot replace a more rare fish with a more common fish.
To donate a fish to the Aquarium, place the fish on the hot bar, and hold it while approaching the face of the Aquarium. The prompt to Observe will then include Put in, and selecting that option will add the fish (if it hasn't already been added).
- Upon donating all the normal fish, Merlin will send the player a Salted Fish Sword.
- Upon donating all the emperor fish, Merlin will send the player the Master Fishing Rod.
- Upon donating all the king fish, Merlin will send the player a Crystal Fish Tank.
If a higher tier of fish donation is completed before the less rare fish donation, Merlin sends the player all rewards earned simultaneously.
|Fish Species Collection|
|Donating an emperor or king versions of a fish will replace the more common tiers of fish, but not vice versa.|
As of version 2.0.134241:
- There is sufficient space to display all but: one Medium Assembled Item, one Large Relic, and one Medium Relic.
- There is extra space to fit an additional two new items of the Small Item Relic or Small Item Artwork type.
- The maximum number of Reputation Points the Player can earn from Item donations is 1,710.
|Shops and services|
|Daily stores||A&G Construction Store • Alice's Flower Shop • Badge Exchange • Best Brother • Church Store • Clothing Store • Dr. Xu's Clinic • Farm Store • Food Store • Gift Exchange • Harbor Trade Station • Martha's Bakery • McD's Jumpin' Livestock • Research Center Exchange • South Block Trade Post • Total Tools|
|Other stores||Emily's Food Stall • Mysterious Man's Store • Temporary Store • Tody's Fish-o-Rama|
|Subscriptions||Dana's Mining Company • Tree Farm|
|Other services||A&G Construction • Barber Shop • Civil Corps • Commerce Guild • Museum • Rent-a-Horse • The Round Table|