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Museu de Marinha

Praca Imperio, Lisbon 1400-206, Portugal
+351 21 097 7388
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The world-famous Maritime Museum in Belem has a children’s section as well as ship models. Portugal was a world leader in maritime exploration (Christopher Columbus, Vasco da Gama, etc.)
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Praca Imperio, Lisbon 1400-206, Portugal
+351 21 097 7388
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The entrance to the museum is at the western end of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos in Belem. It seems only right that Lisbon's maritime museum should be in Belem, for it was from the sheltered port nearby that many of the great Portuguese explorers embarked on...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of my favorites in Lisbon. Portugal's maritime history is legendary of course and that was what prompted our visit to this museum. The museum takes the visitor chronologically through that history, with artifacts, weapons, uniforms, ship models, historical background, and explanations (in...More

Thank George M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is great value and large museum in a 'C' shape that starts with information, models, cannons, etc, that explain the history of Portugal's maritime history and conquests. The second part is outside and has several actual boats. The final part goes inside a huge...More

Thank Barco22
Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked this museum better than any of the other attractions in Belem. It was not crowded. It had maps, exhibits, artifacts, boats. Most of major displays were in English. I learned much I didn't know about the early explorers. Amazing what they were able...More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Glad that I made it last minute to the museum It's amazing museum arranged historically with the Portuguese discoveries world wide It was amazing to buy the old maps too the little shop is soooo rich with stuff Loved it Manal Oman

Thank Manal A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While many were waiting in the hot sun to enter Jeronimos Monestary, we opted to walk around the corner and absent a queue (on a Saturday morning no less), saunter into the National Maritime Museum (aka Navy Museum). While many have studied about famous European...More

1  Thank Eric T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice museum showing the sailing history of Portuguese nation, with addition of Vikings ships. When you visit Lisbon, try to see this place, you will not be sorry, as there is not a lot of cities arround the world where you can...More

Thank Ivica S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're a student it only costs €3.25 and an adult €6.50. For the price it is, the museum is quite good. It has countless models of Portuguese ships from small fishing boats and 15th century exploration vessels to contemporary warships. It worth a visit...More

Thank Irishstudent1916
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beginning of the experience was not good. 1 little lady working the ticket booth (slowly) took almost 20 minutes and the line was not very long. It was hot and the entry room is small and hot...not a good beginning. BUT, the exhibits all...More

Thank Bo D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Portugal fully justifies telling the public about its exciting exploration of the world for over 5 centuries. It is well laid out with explanations in Portuguese and English. The pay desk needs a major improvement.

Thank Robert C
Belém is the "capital of the Portuguese Discoveries"
and a photographer's paradise. You can spend an entire
day exploring this neighborhood: monuments (Jerónimos
Monastery, Belém Tower, Monument to the Discoveries),
museums (Coach Museum, Centro Cultural de Belém) and
breathtaking views of the Tagus river will make your
visit worth your time. Belém also offers a variety of
restaurants and cafes, namely the famous - and
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21 June 2017|
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Response from José S | Reviewed this property |
Hi I don't Know.I have contatcts with british company Garland Navegação Ltd Lisbon and I suggest to contact British Embassy