Museums in Lisbon

Discover the main museums which you shouldn’t miss visiting while passing through Lisbon

There are dozens of museums and palaces to visit on the city of Lisbon. Whether your personal preferences are you’ll certainly find many interesting places to visit.

Discover on this page some of the most emblematic museums on this historic city:

Azulejo (Tile) National MuseumAzulejo (Tile) National Museum
Come to discover the portuguese culture through one of its most typical products, the tile.

Chiado MuseumChiado Museum
Discover a large collection of Contemporary Art at Chiado Museum, Lisbon.

Carmo’s Archaeologic MuseumCarmo’s Archaeological Museum
Come and visit the ruins of the majestic Carmo Convent visible on the opposite hill of S. George Castle.

Carriages National Museum (Museu Nacional dos Coches)Carriages National Museum (Museu Nacional dos Coches)
If you’ve always dreamed of getting to know to most beautiful royal carriages or just looking for a museum with great historic and cultural interest don’t avoid visiting the Carriages National Museum.

São Roque MuseumSão Roque Museum
Discover a large collection of Portuguese and European Art at São Roque Museum, Lisbon.

Marine Museum (Museu da Marinha)Marine Museum (Museu da Marinha)
The Marine Museum is one of the best and most visited museums in Portugal, it’s located on the west wing of the Hieronymites Museum and it has several pieces that you shouldn’t avoid meeting.

National Archaeology MuseumNational Archaeology Museum
Don’t miss visiting the National Archaeology Museum on your visit to Lisbon.

Museu Nacional de EtnologiaNational Ethnology Museum
Find out more about the National Ethnology Museum.

Electricity MuseumElectricity Museum
The Electricity Museum is an important symbol to Lisbon, not only due to its magnificent facade yet for the equipments it houses.

National Museum of Natural HistoryNational Museum of Natural History
The National Museum of Natural History is housed in a monumental building near Príncipe Real, it also holds an exotic Botanic Garden.

City Museum (Museu da Cidade)City Museum (Museu da Cidade)
Discover the City Museum of Lisbon.

Museum of the Scientific and Cultural Center of MacauMuseum of the Scientific and Cultural Center of Macau
Find out more about Macau and Chinese art in the Museum of the Scientific and Cultural Center of Macau.

Costumes National Museum (Museu Nacional do Traje)Costumes National Museum (Museu Nacional do Traje)
The Costumes National Museum is the best space to visit if you’re looking for some important historic costumes as well as to understand the evolution of dressing in Portugal.

Fado MuseumFado Museum
Fado is the most famous artists’ expression in Lisbon. Songs about longing, emotion accompanied by the sweet sound of the portuguese guitar. Get to know everything about the Fado Museum in Lisbon.

The Roman Theatre MuseumThe Roman Theatre Museum
Visit the Roman Theatre Museum, one of the most important buildings of Olisipo.

Ancient Art National Museum (Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga)Ancient Art National Museum (Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga)
Discover the most relevant art museum in Lisbon and wonder on its history.

Oriente MuseumOriente Museum
Find out about the Oriente Museum

Music MuseumMusic Museum
Discover a large collection of musical instruments at Music Museum.

Cinema Musem (Cinemateca)Cinema Musem (Cinemateca)
Get to know the Cinemateca, Cinema Museum in Lisbon.

Museu AntonianoSaint Anthony Museum (Museu Antoniano)
Find out more about the Saint Anthony, in Lisbon.

Water Museum (Museu da Água)Water Museum (Museu da Água)
Enjoy Water Museum (Museu da Água) while you were in Lisbon.

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation BuildingCalouste Gulbenkian Foundation Building
Whether it’s by its architecture or its unique gardens, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation deserves your visit.

Arpad Szenes - Vieira da Silva FoundationArpad Szenes - Vieira da Silva Foundation
You can see the stunning painting on the Arpad Szenes - Vieira da Silva Foundation.

Discoveries PatternDiscoveries Pattern
Visit the third of the great monuments in Belém, Lisbon and don’t miss the opportunity of going to the top and see the magnificent view.

Calouste Gulbenkian PlanetariumCalouste Gulbenkian Planetarium
Be amazed withthe Calouste Gulbenkian Planetarium, in Lisbon, Portugal.

Berardo Collection MuseumBerardo Collection Museum
Discover the fantastic collection of contemporary art on this unforgettable museum.

Belém Cultural CentreBelém Cultural Centre
Visit one of the main cultural diffusers in Lisbon.

Bordalo Pinheiro MuseumBordalo Pinheiro Museum
Find out more about the Bordalo Pinheiro Museum.

Knowledge PavillionKnowledge Pavillion
Get lost in this fun, educational and interactive museum that explores the most recent technological developments as well as the scientific fundament to the natural misteries.

Museu Escola de Artes Decorativas PortuguesasMuseu Escola de Artes Decorativas Portuguesas
Visit the Museu Escola de Artes Decorativas Portuguesas em Lisbon.

National Theatre MuseumNational Theatre Museum
Discover the history of Portugal’s performing arts at the National Theatre Museum.


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