This topped off 3 day our visit to Lisbon nicely. Bit out of the way but the bus stops right outside. We did a day pass 6 euro on public transport with google maps it's easy now roaming is included in your monthly plan. A...More
About National Tile Museum
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I expected this to be a museum of the History of tile. And yes, there was some of that. But to me, it was more of an art museum with both ancient exhibits as well as more modern artisits. The tableau of this city of...More
Although not a huge museum and very off the beaten path I highly recommend a stop here. We almost missed a few rooms before realizing that we hadn't already seen them. Be mindful if going later in the day that the gift shop closes before...More
Historic and contemporary examples of the role of ceramic tiles in Portugal, and the context in which this beautiful art form has evolved and prospered.
If you love the beauty of Portugese tiles, this lovely museum is worth a visit. It is a unique Portugese experience. You will not find a tile museum in Rome, Paris, or London, only in Lisbon. The museum is a perfect size, not overwhelming large...More
Portugal is known for its tiles and the National Tile Museum provides an exhaustive history of the art form. Take time to read the opening exhibits, which explain the different production techniques. The entrance fee is discounted for visitors 65 years and older (they say...More
If you find azulejos (Portuguese decorative tiles) interesting (as I do), you will love this museum. The galleries take you on a timeline through several centuries of this fascinating craft. My favorite parts were the chapel and chapter house, both preserved and restored in all...More
The information is less then sufficient/visible. The museum is free on the first Sunday of every month if you are a resident of Lisbon and until 12:00. Okay, the price is not high for the museum (EUR 5), but our mood dropped a bit. The...More
Very interesting museum, but mostly for adults. Over 20 halls with tiles from all the time, including 300+ years old tiles and modern style. Not suitable for kids under 5 years old.