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Address: Rua da Madre de Deus 4, Lisbon 1900-312, Portugal
Phone Number: (351) 21 810 0340
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Description: A must-see for people interested in the history and design of ceramic...
A must-see for people interested in the history and design of ceramic tiles, this specialty museum houses a splendid collection of decorative tiles dating from the 15th century to the present.
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Lisbon's Azulejos - The Famous Tiles of Portugal
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an oasis of quiet - unique

Not only are the exhibits beautiful, but the actual lunch served was one of the most pleasant restaurant sites we had -- so relaxed and beautiful. The whole setting is very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Not only are the exhibits beautiful, but the actual lunch served was one of the most pleasant restaurant sites we had -- so relaxed and beautiful. The whole setting is very special, quiet, and designed to allow you to really focus on the artwork of the tiles… a very refreshing change from the intensity and the crowds of the churches

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is quite pretty but only if you like tiles/mosaics...plus it's a bit of a hassle to get there but the taxis in Lisbon are cheap. If you have lunch in the peaceful courtyard, it's cheaper to order at the counter and carry your food out to the cortyard. Also be aware that the lovely gift shop closes for siesta... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent well laid out displays and friendly staff. Interesting setting in beautifully adorned religious building. You can see restorers working on future exhibits. Great cafe in cooling courtyard. Would have been 5 star if the shop hadn't shut for lunch!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A really interesting building, with an ornate church, and some really impressive pieces such as the huge view of Lisbon before the earthquake. Very pleasant to walk around, lots of interesting pieces but also quite a lot of ordinary looking tiles that you can see on the outside of lots of buildings. Worth the entrance fee for the special pieces... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I love azulejos. They have plenty of them there. Everywhere. So, if deciding whether to visit or not, the question is: how do YOU feel about azulejos?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I was very interested to learn about the history of tiles in Portugal because one sees so many beautiful examples of tiles all over Portugal. This museum does not disappoint. It goes from the origin through to modern examples. There is a lovely cafeteria to have a bite to eat. There is a bus that takes you right there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

To truly appreciate Lisbon's tiled homes and businesses, visit here to get a sense of the history of the tiles in this area. The museum includes an exquisite church as well. Understated older facility filled with treasures. You will not be disappointed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We didn't have high expectations before we arrived but were pleasantly surprised by this lovely museum. Spent a very pleasant afternoon wandering around the museum. Lovely courtyard cafe featuring terrapins was an added bonus! Well worth a look - good value.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

A must go when you're in lisbon. Takes about 20 min bus ride from the city centre. Entrance fee is about €2.50 for students. Beautiful painted tiles design throughout the museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

This museum is a bit off the beaten track, but it was a quick cab ride from Rossio Square, and I took the bus back to Rossio. As a great fan of tile, particularly Portuguese tile, I thoroughly enjoyed the museum. It is housed in an old convent. The building, especially the chapel, lends atmosphere and provides a lovely setting... More 

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Address: Address: Rua da Madre de Deus 4, Lisbon 1900-312, Portugal
Phone Number: (351) 21 810 0340
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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