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Museu Nacional Militar

Largo do Museu da Artilharia, Lisbon 1100-366, Portugal
+351 21 884 2453
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Nice musum on military displays

The museum locates at the foothill of Alfama. Entrance fee of 3 Euro is required and there are... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
Worth a visit

Indeed a hidden gem apart from the mainstream, but you should know some bits of Portuguese history... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Christof R
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Largo do Museu da Artilharia, Lisbon 1100-366, Portugal
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

The museum locates at the foothill of Alfama. Entrance fee of 3 Euro is required and there are many display items inside. Learnt that the Martial Arts Club conduct their training exercises in the mornings on Saturdays and Sundays and if you are interested in...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Indeed a hidden gem apart from the mainstream, but you should know some bits of Portuguese history otherwise you'll be lost. Explanations are rare and there are no links to any historical context.

1  Thank Christof R
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

If you are staying in Lisbon don't miss this excellent museum which is set in a beautiful building with amazing frescoes and a wonderful vaulted cellar. The blue tiles depicting historic battles in the courtyard are well worth the 3 Euro entrance fee alone but...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Friends had suggested we visit the Military Museum at the foot of the famous Alfama district in Lisbon. And trusting their instincts we headed there from the main downtown area on a Wednesday afternoon. Our first exposure was to the room to the left of...More

Thank Tony O
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

From 10 to 12:30 on Saturday and Sunday mornings a martial arts club conducts training sessions for its members in European swordsmanship (two-handed swords, not fencing), in the museum's basement vaults. This is well-worth watching for people interested in martial arts, especially if one has...More

Thank Adrian T
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We didn't expect this museum to be so big for only 3 euros. There were so many different rooms, lots of cool stuff to look at (the WW1 exhibit was my favourite room) and we ended up spending hours in there because it was just...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

The building itself is interesting inside Not expensive,but quite large I don't think it gets very busy Most exhibits have English translation Very good if you have any interest

1  Thank tiddlepom
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

We dropped in to this museum on a whim and weren't disappointed. At 3 Euros it really is very reasonable. The route is quiet easy to follow although the exhibits are set out a bit haphazard and there does not seem to be the usual...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We came through the 'back/side' entrance. We paud but she didn't gave us the tickets. Then later on someone else asked us for tickets so we had to go back to the 1st entrance. Collection is big but nothing real special I thougt. Lot's of...More

Thank Stefan1985
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

You need at least one full afternoon to walk through the entire collection, from medieval knights to World War I diorama. Most of the information labels are in Portuguese, with only a scattering of labels in English. The place is dark and as no flash...More

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of Lisbon's historic center and "Old Town", they feel
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more untouched than Alfama. Amazing views, restaurants
and parks, as well as important monuments like the S.
Vicente Church and the National Pantheon, make this a
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