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Museu Nacional de Arqueologia

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Lisboa, Portugal Praca Imperio, Lisbon 1400-206, Portugal
+351 21 362 0000
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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

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.

Thank alexanana
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

4  Thank Tamara954
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

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.

Thank István K
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

Thank relapsingnomad
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

This museum is about a 15 minute walk from the Belem Tower so you can see both on the same day. The collection of artifacts is really great! Very interesting things. I'm only giving this review 3 star because I felt that the modern barriers...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

We bought a Lisboa card so a visit to the museum was free. It's not very big but has a nice modren exhibition on a region in the Algarve with English explanations. There's also a smaller room, permanent collection I think, called the treasure room....More

Thank Dana P
Reviewed June 26, 2017

A very small museum located in a wing of the Jeronimos Monastery. It's worth seeing and has artefacts from the Egyptian era and also lots of Roman exhibits. There is also a treasury room with examples of early jewellery from the Iron and Bronze ages....More

2  Thank rayraynewby
Reviewed May 19, 2017

This is a museum with rooms of good exhibits. But there is one room which is truly stunning. As you enter the room you go through airport style security - pockets emptied, body scanner, etc. Why? Because the room is devoted to Iron Age jewellery...More

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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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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.