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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.)
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Praca Imperio, Lisbon 1400-206, Portugal
+351 21 097 7388
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Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, so I'm a history geek and love sailboats, so I'm prejudiced, but this is a great museum documenting intelligently and very accessibly one of the most important eras in western culture: the Portuguese exploration that ended in finding a trade route to India around...More

Thank docko1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The items on display here are fantastic. I love history and ships so it was a match made in heaven. My wife however did not find it as interesting. Be warned that the museum is HUGE tons of corridors with models of ships and replicas...More

Thank Francisco S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place to spend a couple of hours dreaming about the smell of the sea in one of the gems that are available to see, each of the vessels with lots of history, besides each one of them is a real beauty to the...More

Thank Pedro Miguel M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband likes everything that's connected to the naval world, so this was his favorite museum. Even though they don't have here too many ancient objects on display, it's was quite interesting. Its location is at Belem district- next to Jeronimos Monastery- make it accessible...More

Thank Sharon_zz
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Overall, I enjoyed my visit to the museum but thought it was a mixed bag. The first section housed interesting paintings and objects with well-written captions for both. The next section, though, could have used the same type of context provided in the first section....More

Thank star557799
Reviewed 8 May 2017

"Museu de Marinha" must be visited even if your time in Lisbon is limited. It houses great exhibitions portraying the development of Portuguese Navy from the olden days till now. The museum is just to the left of the entrance to the Jeronimos Monastery when...More

Thank Nik R
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in marine history, this museum will not disappoint. Portugal ruled the seas for several centuries, and the museum does an excellent job of describing Portugal and its history on the water. Across from the main exhibits is a large hall that...More

1  Thank Dan C
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I didn’t plan to spend almost the whole morning here, but the exhibition is large and very interesting showing the Portuguese naval history. You can see the models of many important sailing ships from the 16th century onward, with many interesting artifacts on display. Great...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Museu de Marinha is full of scale model ships starting from very old sail ships to current era. Museum is located on wing of Jeronimos's monastery.

Thank Kari V
Reviewed 17 April 2017

A really nice museum to wander round and soak in Lisbon's history of explorers. The museum adjoins Jeronimos Monastery and would be an ideal place to wander if waiting for the queues to the monastery to go down. Lots of exhibitions to read and wander...More

Thank tjc334
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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do you have information about companies trading with Lisbon during 1700 e.g. Mayne and Co., Mayne Brown and Brown? We are visiting Lisbon next week and looking at family history
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