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Interesting 0palace and gardens

We enjoy to see pictures lisbon before and after earthquake.the exhibition tiles very... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2016
José S
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Porto, Portugal
Museum contains paintings, furniture, dishes, etc.

This museum is across the street from the metro station and there is no admission charge. The... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2016
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

This is a branch of the Lisbon Museum. The others are: Teatro Romano, Torreão Poente, Santo António, and Casa dos Bicos. If you are interested in The 1753 earthquake you can find here some nice old prints and paintings of the city before and after...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Luis M
Reviewed June 21, 2017

If you are in the vicinity, then absolutely stop by for a stroll in the gardens to see the peacocks. They are beautiful, and a nice stroll in the garden is quite peaceful. You can, however, skip the museum. Yes, there are images, paintings, and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Amy C
Reviewed September 6, 2016

We enjoy to see pictures lisbon before and after earthquake.the exhibition tiles very interesting.gardens very nice.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank José S
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Our favourite museum in this wonderful town bears a whiff of amore as do many royal edifices built for this girlfriend or someone of greater significance. It's a period charmer that tracks the development of this wonderful region via tiles, lithographs, manuscripts, paintings and models....More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Eli B
Reviewed May 13, 2016

This museum is across the street from the metro station and there is no admission charge. The building contains paintings, watercolors, and drawings pertaining to Lisbon throughout the centuries. There is dated furniture, dishes, and other items throughout. A section I liked was the part...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank globeseeker007
Reviewed February 28, 2016

The answer to this question is in this museum, from the primitive iron age men to the beginning of the 20th century you can see the evolution of Lisbon. Located in a wonder full manor house from the 18th Century with beautifully tiled (azulejos) walls....More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Hapoise
Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

The museum will not appeal to everyone as most of the descriptions are only in Portuguese but even not understanding the descriptions it shows how Lisbon has developed over the centuries. Wandering through the old building is interesting with old kitchens and lots of tiled...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank fionah984
Reviewed October 3, 2015

The exhibition in a fine old city house takes you from the Palaeolithic to the declaration of the Republic. Presentation is a touch old-fashioned only in Portuguese, but entry is free. My favourites were the model of pre-earthquake Lisbon and the engravings of the damage...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank David H
Reviewed May 3, 2015

For me the museum is not the most interessing part (historical museum of the story pf the city), i prefere the gardens, where you can find peacocks and another little garden with statues from bordalo pinheiro that is amazing

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Laura_Sant0s
Reviewed January 3, 2015

This isn't the top destination for tourists but it's quite a little gem off the beaten path. A very Portuguese eccentricity about the place - kids will love taking a stroll through the imaginative ceramic garden and walking among dozens and dozens of peacocks. The...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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