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Coach Museum

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Coach Museum features in these preplanned City Guides:

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Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • Magnificent selection of coaches
  • Largest collection of carriages in the world

Time required: 60 minutes

Phone: +351 21 361 0850

Web site: http://en.museudoscoches...

Opening hours:

Time period Opening hours
Tuesday - Sunday: 10am - 6pm
Monday: Closed
January 1, Easter Sunday, May 1 and Dec. 25: Closed

Admission:

Ticket type Charge
General: 5 €

Public transport:

  • Tram Line 15: Belém stop

Address: Praça Afonso de Albuquerque, 1300-044 Lisbon

Things you need to know:

  • The Lisbon Coach Museum is dedicated to carriages with the largest collection of its kind in the world
  • The ostentatiously decorated coaches on display present the staggering wealth and extravagance of Portugal's late elite
  • The musuem is installed in the ornate 18th century royal horse riding arena, part of the Belem Palace, the residence of the president of Portugal
  • Queen Amélia opened the museum in 1905 to showcase the royal family's vast collection of coaches
  • The museum exhibits show the development of carriages between the 16th and 19th century, and how coach builders tried to outshine each other through elaborate decoration of their masterpieces
  • The coaches come from all over Europe: Italy, Portugal, France, Spain, Austria and England

What to do there:

  • Walk around and admire the magnificent collection of coaches made for royalty

Tips & Insights:

  • Free admission with Lisboa Card

 

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