Museums and Galleries in Lisbon



Carmo Archeological Museum

The Carmo Archeological Museum is sheltered in a 1389 convent, the Carmo Convent (Convento da Ordem do Carmo), which is located in the Chiado district of Lisbon. The museum’s collection... Carmo Archeological Museum

Center of Modern Art

The Center of Modern Art, or CAM (Centro de Arte Moderna) opened it gates in 1983 under the patronage of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, and it is located in the... Center of Modern Art

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum shares the same venue with the Center of Modern Art, both being part of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum shelters one of the... Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

Military Museum

Tourists keen on the history of artillery and warfare should definitely head for the Military Museum of Lisbon. The museum is said to feature one of the finest and widest... Military Museum

National Museum of Ancient Art

The National Museum of Ancient Art enjoys the reputation of sheltering the largest collection of paintings, at least nationwide speaking. In this respect, highlights refer to works by Durer and... National Museum of Ancient Art

Museum of Sao Roque

The Museum of Sao Roque is sheltered by the Church of Sao Roque which, from the point of view of the amount of sacred artworks, is one of the most... Museum of Sao Roque

Berardo Collection Museum

The Berardo Collection Museum is a must-visit for all tourists passionate about the trends which fall in the category of contemporary art, from cubism and neo-Realism to experimental art, surrealism... Berardo Collection Museum

Design and Fashion Museum

The exquisite Design and Fashion Museum of Lisbon, widely known as MUDE (Museu do Design e da Moda), gathers together a significant amount of design and fashion industry items representative... Design and Fashion Museum

National Tile Museum

The National Tile Museum is housed in the 16th century Convent of Madre de Deus, a rather secluded venue which can only be reached by taxi. The museum is worth... National Tile Museum

National Coach Museum

The National Coach Museum is one of the most visited museums in Lisbon. It shelters a unique collection of royal coaches (and adjoining accessories: uniforms, cloths, harnesses) dating back to... National Coach Museum

Maritime Museum

The Maritime Museum (also referred to, at international scale, as the Navy Museum) of Lisbon is located in the celebrated Jeronimos Monastery (in fact, in the western wing of the... Maritime Museum

Chiado Museum

The Chiado Museum, which is also referred to as the National Museum of Contemporary Art, is located in the namesake district of Lisbon, enjoying a virtually central location in the... Chiado Museum

National Archeology Museum

The National Archeology Museum shares the same exhibition space with the Maritime Museum, namely, the west wing of the Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon. The National Archeology Museum has been part... National Archeology Museum

City Museum

The City Museum of Lisbon offers visitors the opportunity to learn about the history of Lisbon since prehistoric times until the 19th century by means of the archeological findings which... City Museum

Orient Museum

The Orient Museum of Lisbon is part of the so-called Fundacao Oriente (Oriental Foundation). It opened in 2008, and its collections are sheltered in a former warehouse on the Alcantara... Orient Museum

Fado Museum

Fado is a traditional Portuguese type of music the origins of which can be traced back to the mid 19th century. At present, fado is an artistic phenomenon of special... Fado Museum

Puppet Museum

The 17th century Convento das Bernardas in Lisbon is at present home to the Puppet Museum (also known as the Marionette Museum). This is a wonderful venue to visit for... Puppet Museum

Museum of Portuguese Decorative Arts

The Museum of Portuguese Decorative Arts is part of the so-called Fundacao Ricardo do Espirito Santo Silva. The foundation is in charge with preserving the heritage left by the wealthy... Museum of Portuguese Decorative Arts

Anastacio Goncalves Museum

The Anastacio Goncalves Museum is said not to have the prestige it actually deserves, being overshadowed by other museums in Lisbon. The bottom line is this museum, which bears the... Anastacio Goncalves Museum

Medeiros e Almeida Museum

The Medeiros e Almeida Museum of Lisbon showcases an outstanding collection of items which fall in the category of fine arts, as well as of decorative and applied arts. The... Medeiros e Almeida Museum

Arpad Szenes-Vieira da Silva Museum

The Arpad Szenes-Vieira da Silva Museum of Lisbon opened no sooner than 1994, and it is to the conjoint efforts of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, of the Luso-Americana Foundation and... Arpad Szenes-Vieira da Silva Museum

Pavilion of Knowledge

The Pavilion of Knowledge is often referred to as the Interactive Science Museum of Lisbon. The venue is located in Parque das Nacoes and it has undertaken a highly education-oriented... Pavilion of Knowledge

Water Museum

The fact the Water Museum of Lisbon is the only Portuguese museum so far awarded with the Council of Europe Museum Prize (in 1990), as well as the fact the... Water Museum

Saint Anthony Museum

The Saint Anthony Museum in Lisbon is located just next to the namesake church. Saint Anthony is one of the most popular saints of Portugal, and local traditions maintain he... Saint Anthony Museum

Roman Theater Museum

The Roman Theater Museum and the archeological site which keeps the ruins of the edifice are two of the major proofs of Lisbon’s importance in the age of the Roman... Roman Theater Museum

Electricity Museum

The Electricity Museum of Lisbon was set up in the impressive Tejo Power Station, a structure built in the early 20th century to specific purposes. Since 2006 it has been... Electricity Museum

Outsider Art Museum

The Outsider Art Museum of Lisbon, often referred to as Pavilhao de Seguranca (Security Pavilion) is a one of a kind museum in Portugal. Despite the fact it does not... Outsider Art Museum

Folk Art Museum

The Folk Art Museum of Lisbon opened its gates in 1948, eight years after the 1940 Portuguese World Exhibition which gave the authorities in charge the idea of setting up... Folk Art Museum

National Costume Museum

The National Costume Museum is located in Lumiar, in the Lisbon region of Portugal. It opened in gates in 1977 inside an 18th century palace, the Angeja-Palmela Palace, and its... National Costume Museum

National Theater Museum

The National Theater Museum (Museu Nacional do Teatro) of Lisbon tries to piece out the history of the Portuguese theater as from the 18th century until today. Its collections include... National Theater Museum

Music Museum

The wide collection of the Music Museum in Lisbon is sheltered in a rather unexpected venue, namely, the Alto dos Moinhos metro station, filling two floors of the west wing... Music Museum

Carris Museum

Carris is the company in charge with the surface public transport system of Lisbon, managing the bus and tram line networks, as well as the funicular system of the capital... Carris Museum

Lisbon Oceanarium

The Lisbon Oceanarium is, by far, one of the top attractions in the capital of Portugal. It is located in the splendid Parque das Nacoes, and despite the fact it... Lisbon Oceanarium

Children's Museum

People traveling with their kids to Lisbon have plenty of alternatives in case keeping the little ones busy and active is a priority. The Children’s Museum is one of the... Children's Museum

Communications Museum

The Communications Museum, which opened its gates to the visiting public no sooner than 1997, is a very interesting site to explore by people keen on the history of communications,... Communications Museum

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