Lisbon Museums Central

Lisbon offers an enthralling selection of museums, art galleries and exhibitions. Museums range from classical art collections through to niche and contemporary galleries, along with thematic museums. Here are some suggestions if your visit focuses on downtown and central Lisbon.

 

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Carmo Archaeological Museum

Museu Arqueológico do Carmo

Entrance Fee - Adult 4€ Child Free

Food - No - Near By

Metro - Baixa-Chiado

Tram - 28

Elevador de Santa Justa

Street Parking - Yes Paid But Little

Car Park - Near By Paid​

Closed Sundays and Holidays

Address: Largo do Carmo,

1200-092 Lisboa, Portugal​

Mummies, ancient ceramics & other relics displayed amid the skeletal remains of a Gothic church.

www.museuarqueologicodocarmo.pt

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Pharmacy Museum

Museu da Farmácia

Entrance Fee - Adult 5€ Child 3.50€

Food - Yes

Metro - Baixa-Chiado

Tram - 28

Street Parking - Yes Paid But Little

Car Park - Near By Paid

Address: R. Mal. Saldanha 1,

1249-069 Lisboa, Portugal​

The history of pharmacy and the health in Portugal

www.museudafarmacia.pt

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Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

Museu Calouste Gulbenkian

Entrance Fee Adults 5€

Food - Yes

Metro - São Sebastião

Metro - Praça de Espanha

Street Parking - Yes Paid But Little

Car Park - Yes Paid

Closed Tuesday and Holidays

Address: Av. de Berna 45A,

1067-001 Lisboa, Portugal

One of Europe’s finest private art and artefact collections

www.gulbenkian.pt

 
 
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National Museum of Contemporary Art

Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea

Museu do Chiado

Entrance Fee - 4.50€

Food - Yes

Metro - Baixa-Chiado

Tram - 28

Shop - Yes

Street Parking - Yes Paid But Little

Car Park - Near By Paid

Closed Mondays and Holidays

Address: R. Serpa Pinto 4,

1200-444 Lisboa, Portugal​

Contemporary art museum hosting exhibitions showcasing Portuguese art from 1850 to the present.

www.museuartecontemporanea.gov.pt

 
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National Museum of Natural History and Science

Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência

Entrance Fee - 5€

Food - Yes

Shop - Yes

Metro - Baixa-Chiado

Metro - Rato

Tram - 24

Street Parking - Yes Paid

Car Park - Near By Paid

Closed on Mondays and holidays

Address: R. da Escola Politécnica 56, 1250-102 Lisboa, Portugal​

Landmark museum with preserved animal specimens, like fish & birds, plus anthropological artefacts.

www.museus.ulisboa.pt

 

Money Museum

Museu do Dinheiro

Entrance Free

Food - Yes

Shop - Yes

Metro - Baixa-Chiado

Trams - 15 - 18 - 28

Street Parking - No

Car Park - Near By Paid

Open from Wednesday to Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m

Address: Largo de São Julião,

1100-150 Lisboa, Portugal​

The Money Museum money, its history and evolution

www.museudodinheiro.pt

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Reservatório da Mãe d'Água das Amoreiras

The Reservoir of the Mother of Water of Amoreiras 

Reservatório da Mãe d'Água das Amoreiras

Entrance Fee - Adult 5€ Child 2.50€

Food - Near By

Tram - 24

Metro - Rato

Street Parking - Yes Paid

Car Park - Near By Paid

Closed on Sunday, Mondays and holidays

Address: Reservatório da Mãe d'Água das Amoreiras, Praça das Amoreiras 10, 1250-020 Lisboa, Portugal​

Ornate 18th-century reservoir complex with fountains that herald the arrival of Lisbon’s water.

www.epal.pt

 

Patriarchal Reservoir​

Reservatório Patriarcal

Entrance Fee - Adult 1€

Food - Near By

Metro - Baixa-Chiado

Metro - Rato

Tram - 24

Street Parking - Yes Paid

Car Park - Near By Paid

Open Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m

 

Address: Praça do Príncipe Real,

1250-096 Lisboa, Portugal​

Tucked away in the Principe Real Garden of the underground, is the reservoir of the Patriarchal

www.epal.pt

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The capital of Portugal has more than 50 museums of the most varied themes, ranging from spaces specialized in contemporary art to historical museums about the country, such as the Presidency of the Republic Museum and the Navy Museum. The cool thing is that several museums are very close to each other, being possible to visit them on foot and the same day. If you enjoy art, like to know more about the history of the places you visit and stay within the culture of the city, discover here the main museums and that are a must stop in Lisbon.