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Address: Rua Madre de Deus 4, Lisbon 1900-312, Portugal
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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A must-see for people interested in the history and design of ceramic...

A must-see for people interested in the history and design of ceramic tiles, this specialty museum houses a splendid collection of decorative tiles dating from the 15th century to the present.

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This museum is well worth the effort of finding it - the walk from the cathedral took us almost an hour but was worth it. The setting in a former convent is beautiful and the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This museum is well worth the effort of finding it - the walk from the cathedral took us almost an hour but was worth it. The setting in a former convent is beautiful and the range of tiles on display is outstanding. Loved it.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful selection of tiles from across the centuries, and right up to modern times. Much of the best are in the old church that makes up much of the museum. There is enough English signage to understand the exhibits. It is a bit out of the way, but if it interests you you will think it worth the visit. The... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum was interesting because of its history. However the audio guide that you can download on your phone did not work for me. So we were not able to hear about the different things and properly see the museum

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to this museum on my 2nd day in Lisbon and I'm so glad I did. As you walk through the museum and follow along with the audio tour provided by the free downloadable app (free wifi too!) you will get such a history lesson that will ground your stay in Portugal. The historical and cultural significance of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an unusual and great museum in an old building with a church near the Tago river, less than two miles from the center. It shows the technique of making tiles dating back several centuries and its evolution. There are 3 floors of exhibition plus a church with the wall tiled and a very rich baroque inside. Well worth... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss this museum. Learn about the history of mosaicos in Portugal and be amazed by their beauty. The restaurant in this museum has excellent food at very convenient prices and the personnel is extremely friendly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only is this museum a kind of heaven for anyone interested in ceramics, it is in a wonderful building with a magnificent church that alone would be worth the modest price of admission. To explore the history of tile-making in Lisbon is an immersion in the history of the city and the power of artistic and architectural expression. For... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice depiction of tile history. Make sure to download the voice app, and get your headset. Ask reception.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is worth going out of the city centre to visit the museum. They have a complete history of Portuguese tiles. Make sure you find the Lisbon panorama, it is a view from the waterfront of the city prior to the 18th century earthquake.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It may be off the beaten path, but it is a must see while you are in Lisbon. It is a very unique museum, very beautiful. It is only 5 euro Opening hrs. Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-18:00 Closed on Monday Free entry- First Sunday of each month.

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