Lisbon

Maritime Museum

Richly decorated boats, models, maps, astrolabes, and much more wait for you at the Maritime Museum of Lisbon, an attraction for kids and adults.
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The best way to experience the glorious past of Portugal is to visit one of Lisbon’s most original museums: the Maritime Museum (Museu de Marinha in Portuguese language). The halls rewrite the history of the great adventures of the Portuguese sailors and explorers who expanded the borders of the world through their discoveries.

A surprising collection of more than 1700 pieces, including more than 400 naval models and 30 ships (some perfectly preserved), along with relics, maps, tools, and documents wait for you at this museum located at one wing of the beautiful Jeronimos Monastery.

A must visit place for cartography and maritime lovers; this museum is a testimony of the old maritime Portuguese power and it is capable of enchanting visitors, adults, and kids.

Visit to the Maritime Museum

The visit to the Maritime Museum is a charming journey through the past that will stimulate your curiosity and fantasy. Among the several things that one can see there are:

The numerous maps of the collection will show you the routes undertook by the seamen who left their home to discover unexplored territories. There is also a planisphere from the 17th century.

The museum includes also a Middle East exhibition where it is possible to admire precious porcelains and replicas of the traditional Asian ships, as well as a selection dedicated to the first seaplanes, like the Santa Cruz seaplane, which was the first seaplane to fly over the ocean in 1922.

Getting there

The Maritime Museum, or Marine Museum, is located in the Belém district and it can be easily reached by bus, tram, or train.

Useful information

Address

Praça do Império, 1400-206 Lisboa, Portugal

Contacts

TEL: +351 21 097 7388
Website

Timetables

    Open every day from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Transports

Bus stops

  • Mosteiro Jeronimos (257 mt)
  • Rua Dos Jeronimos (315 mt)

Where is located

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