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For all lovers of historical costume

Honestly I expected a bigger collection of historical costumes when I entered the museum. Entrance... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2018
Algeciras, Spain
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Better garden than museum

Close to the Museu do Teatro, it offers a complete display of historical costumes. The palace in... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2017
Valladolid, Spain
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Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

Honestly I expected a bigger collection of historical costumes when I entered the museum. Entrance costs 6 EU with the gardens and museum of theatre that is within 5 min. walking distance. The museum has a collection of costumes, garments and accessories, dating from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank alexandra_odessa777
Reviewed June 21, 2018

The National Costume Museum is housed in the Angeja-Palmela Palace and features clothing from the 18th through the 20th centuries. The exhibit includes examples of men's and women's court dress from the 18th century in a room that allowed 360 degree access, which is a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kristen S
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

A splendid collection of Portuguese clothes beginning with the 18th century. The collection is set in a fine 18th century palace building in the grounds of the Monteiro-Mor botanical gardens. The Theatre and Dance museum is located in the same grounds and is another must...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank grahamc785
Reviewed January 27, 2018

I visited this museum with my daughter. We had exhausted the main sites of Lisbon and wanted something a bit different. Wow, what a find. We bought combined tickets which gave us access to the costume museum, the garden and park next to it and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank susankavanagh
Reviewed July 2, 2017

Close to the Museu do Teatro, it offers a complete display of historical costumes. The palace in which is located is nice, as are the adjacent gardens, even in their own right. It is a pity the early closing time (18.00), as they offer a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

It's not in the centre of Lisbon. Many fashion pieces from different century. The building itself is worth to visit. Lovely garden. The garden is connecting the museum with 2 other museum.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank SurySwiss
Reviewed March 4, 2016

I liked the beautiful gardens better than good but the average museum.Having said that; the museum is a wonderfull rococo Quinta and the costume presentations are tastefully done and interesting.For 6,50 euro the museu do traje and teatro and the gardens can be visited.Easy to...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank bas k
Reviewed November 2, 2015

This was definitely the most difficult museum to find - take a taxi or know how to use your GPS really well - but it was definitely worth the effort. The collection is quite good - especially the men's clothing - and the lovely faded...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank MA9065
Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

The building is very beautiful what makes the exhibition more interesting. I was expecting more costumes. Staff very prestative. Gardens to the teathre museum are beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Zélia V
Reviewed July 1, 2015

For the fashion lovers this is a must see. You can find here the history of the fashion. And dont forget to visit the beautiful gardens!

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Francisco O
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