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Maritime Museum

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about Maritime Museum.

Maritime Museum features in these preplanned City Guides:

3-day Lisbon City Guide5-day Lisbon City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • One of Portugal's most visited museums
  • Story of Portugal's role in world exploration at sea

Time required: 60 minutes

Phone: +351 21 362 0019

Web site:

Opening hours:

Time period Opening hours
May - Sept: 10am - 6pm
Oct - Apr: 10am - 5pm


Ticket type Charge
General: 4 €
Reduced: 2 €
Under 6: Free

Public transport:

  • Tram Line 15: Centro Cultural De Belém stop

Address: Praça do Império, 1400-206 Lisbon

Things you need to know:

  • The Lisbon Maritime Museum is dedicated to telling the story of Portugal's leading role in the age of discovery and the world's maritime history
  • The museum is located next to the beautiful Jeronimos Monastery, a World Heritage site
  • Some 17,000 items are on display including model ships, full scale ship replicas, maritime instruments and tools, maps and other relating items from the 15th cenury onward
  • One of the highlights is the Pavilhăo das Galeotas, a large pavilion with full-size replicas of royal boats, fishing vessels and other crafts

What to do there:

  • Go to the far end of the former monastery to enter the museum
  • Discover the rich collection to learn about Portugal's momentous relationship with the sea
  • Highlights include objects from the Far East, a large pavilion with life-size models of royal boats, fishing and other craft

Maritime Museum features in these preplanned City Guides: