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1 The Museum National Azulejo
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Rank: 18 About 142

The museum of the Azulejos is one of the best in Lisbon.The Museum National Azulejo is situated in one of the most beautiful monuments of Lisbon, namely the Madre de Deus Convent and is open from 2 to 6 on Tuesday and 10 to 6 from...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Rua da Madre de Deus 4, Lisbona + Share

2 Museo Nazionale di Archeologia
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Rank: 22 About 142

The museum was founded in 1893 and more than in a century of existence has become an institution of reference for what concerns the Portuguese archeology. It houses the most important archaeological collection in Portugal with ornaments, mosaics and...

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Address: Praça do Império, Lisbon + Share

3 Museo del Fado
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Rank: 27 About 142

Dedicated to the typical music of Portugal, it traces the early history of fado, its typical instruments, its protagonists, its most famous melodies: the various rooms in a winding path that makes extensive use of interactive information panels and...

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Address: Largo do Chafariz de Dentro, 1 + Share

4 Maritime Museum
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Rank: 33 About 142

The Maritime Museum is located at north-west wings of the Jeronimos monastery and has an interesting collection of historical naval displays and artifacts.  The museum was founded by King Luis on 22nd July 1863. ...

Reviewed by: Chiranjiv
Address: Museu de Marinha Praca do Imperio 1400 Lisbona + Share

5 Museu Militar de Lisboa
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Rank: 46 About 142

For all those interested in military paraphernalia, military hardware no-less, and on a grand scale, the Museu Militar de Lisboa (Military Museum of Lisbon) must be a destination of great import. Located on the...

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6 National Coach Museum
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Rank: 47 About 142

The National Coach Museum of Lisbon, Portugal is one of the most impressive and most visited attractions in the city.  It is impressive in not only its holdings but in its setting.  The museum is housed...

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7 Museo Nazionale di Arte Antica
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Rank: 53 About 142

You will find the works of Hieronymus Bosch, Albrecht Durer and Nuno Gonçalves, but above all you can admire the famous polyptych of St. Vincent by Nuno Gonçalves a most important exponent of Portuguese painting influenced by the Flemish school.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Rua das Janelas Verdes 9, Lisbona + Share

8 Museo Nazionale delle carrozze
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Rank: 59 About 142

The Museu Nacional dos Coches, inaugurated in 1905, houses a collection of about sixty royal carriages of the seventeenth-nineteenth century from Portugal, France and Italy. Besides they are exhibited accessories of vehicles, uniforms and paintings...

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Address: Praça Afonso de Albuquerque LISBOA + Share

9 Artes Decorativas Portuguesas
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Rank: 62 About 142

The Artes Decorativas Portuguesas is a brilliant museum and school of decorative arts in Lisbon, Portugal. It is operated by the Fundação Ricardo do Espírito Santo Silva and displays a wide...

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10 Museo Berardo
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Rank: 66 About 142

The Museum of Modern Art houses more than 800 masterpieces from different art movements. The museum presents an exhibition by avant-garde movements of the last century in the post-war as the Pop Art of Andy Warhol.

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Address: Praça do Império, Lisboa + Share

11 Museu do Fado
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Rank: 67 About 142

The Museu do Fado or the Fado Museum is a modern museum (1998) dedicated to the portugese guitar and Fado, which is a Portugese musical genre that traces its roots to the early 1820s and is characterized by mournful tunes and...

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12 Archeology National Museum
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Rank: 76 About 142

The Archeology National Museum is situated in the west wing of the Jeronimos Monastery in the Belèm district and is open from 10 to 6 on a daily basis except on Mondays and Tuesday mornings. The museum was founded in 1893 by...

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Address: Museu Nacional de Arqueologia
Praça do Império. 1400 - 206
Lisbon + Share

13 Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
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Rank: 79 About 142

The Museu Calouste Gulbenkian is one of Lisbon’s star attractions for those of us interested in history and art and in the wonders that we have preserved in museums throughout the centuries. This one is...

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14 Gulbenkian Museum
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Rank: 84 About 142

The Gulbenkian Museum is a museum situated in Lisbon and contains an impressive collection of ancient and modern art. This museum was founded as per the last will of Calouste Gulbenkian for accommodating and displaying his art...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Av de Berna, + Share

15 Museu do chiado
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Rank: 85 About 142

The Museum of Chiado was founded in 1911 as the National Museum of Contemporary Art and is located at the centre of Lisbon. It was again redesigned in 1994 by Jean Michel Willmotte French....

Reviewed by: Chiranjiv
Address: R. Serpa Pinto 4, Lisbon,Portugal + Share

16 Fundacao Amalia Rodrigues Casa Museu
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Rank: 92 About 142

Fundacao Amalia Rodrigues was a Fado diva and the most popular singers in the history of Portugal. Amalia was born to a poor family but due to her unique musical expression her name reigns to the whole world. Most of her songs...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Rua de Sao Bento 193 Lisbon Portugal + Share

17 Cinemateca Portuguesa
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Rank: 97 About 142

The mission of this museum is the preservation and dissemination of cinema. It was founded in the early '50s by one of the pioneers of European film archives, Manoel Ribeiro, and became an independent institution in 1980. The course covers the entire...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Rua Barata Salgueiro, 39 1269-059 + Share

18 Museu Chiado
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Rank: 105 About 142

The creation in 1911, a museum of contemporary art was unprecedented and pioneering work in the international context. The collection of Portuguese art from 1850 to today, is the most important collection of Portuguese art of painting, sculpture,...

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Address: Rua Serpa Pinto 4 1200 + Share

19 Museu da Marioneta
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Rank: 114 About 142

It is the first and only museum dedicated exclusively to the interpretation and dissemination of the history of puppets and puppet theaters. The museum's collection has evolved gradually, depicting the various theatrical forms that derive from ancient...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Rua da Esperança 146 1200-660 + Share

20 Museu do Oriente
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Rank: 115 About 142

The permanent museum of the East has the task of strengthening the value of testimony and the Portuguese presence in Asia and in the various Asian cultures. In particular, there are artifacts from the former Portuguese colonies and ports located...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Avenida de Brasília 1350-352 + Share

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