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Museu Nacional de Arqueologia

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Lisboa, Portugal Praca Imperio, Lisbon 1400-206, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to see it because of the sign in front. I thought the exhibit of the excavation in southern Portugal was fascinating. It was done in chronological order and had screens with information about each period along with the artifacts. Another nice touch was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

A national museum with a small Egyptian collection and a very impressive collection of Roman finds The Treasure Room also has some impressive Bronze Age artefacts

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

I felt that this museum was worth visiting, they had some very interesting pieces, especially in the treasure room with its gold and silver. There was an interesting temporary exhibition about the area north of the Algarve. All bags have to put in a locker...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ES1211
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Save yoùr money as it is very tiny and disappointing.The only reason to visit is to get tickets to the monastery next door and avoid the huge lineup next door.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank c b
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We visited inadvertadly as we decided to skip the lines for the monastery by purchasing the combo ticket for the museum and the monastery. Top tip by the way, we queued for about 5 minutes and you get to go straight into the monastery! The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lorcan B
Reviewed July 29, 2018

not so crowded at the ticket counter, just 3 rooms, a few artifacts compared to other places, the screen with information is a bit slow.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Note that you have to place your bag into a locker before going into the exhibits - it's a 1 Euro locker, and you get the Euro back at the end. I found this convenience since i was carrying a bag and jacket and leave...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

Purchased the combined ticket to visit the basilica also. Love archaeology and history but I would give the place a miss unless you are bored and have time to burn as it's so very small and you have seen the small exhibitions in under an...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ZBH88
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

The museum is located in the Belém area, close to other sights, which is very fortunate when time is a constraint. However, I found it a bit dull and too small.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ropi90
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Went with my 14 month old. For a European museum it was not expensive and had a good selection of exhibits. The temporary exhibit was well curated and there was a variety of languages in descriptions. They even had some exhibits you could touch which...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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October 8, 2018|
Response from c b | Reviewed this property |
June 26, 2018|
Response from Tamara954 | Reviewed this property |
Show them the Lisbon card, they will give you a ticket for entry. You keep your Lisbon card.