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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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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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It was interesting to see the history of decorative tiles that are so significant in the country 's history. They have a great variety of tiles from various stages of history.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

It was interesting to see the history of decorative tiles that are so significant in the country 's history. They have a great variety of tiles from various stages of history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Brilliant facts on how the tiles are made and a great selection of tiles of various styles. Not for those who find art and history boring.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Somewhat off the beaten path so-to-speak, but well worth it. Bus will drop you nearby and follow your map for the short walk there. Also a good spot for simple lunch in a garden. Turtles in a fountain/pond!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Reachable by bus if you get information first. Tile is important to Portugal and this museum shows excellent examples.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Worth the trip from the centre. This should be on your must see list. 3 floors of treasures. Plus a beautiful cafe and shady garden to rest after your tour.

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Riga, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I am a fan of Portuguese tiles, so it was a must for me to visit the museum. I liked it a lot. The only minus - some explanations nxt to tiles are only in Portuguese, as I speak very little Portuguese, I could only guess, what is written there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

An amazing convent with baroque chapel and of course the tiles are stunning. We used Yellow Hop-on Hop-off buses, good and ticket includes lift and trams. This museum is Stop No 6 on Olisipo route.

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Towson, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Amazing and beautiful - history and many examples of the tiles over the years. Can be reached on one of the city tours or the bus. Well worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This museum I would rate as one of Lisbon's best and demonstartes the great art of Portuguese tiles in one convenient location. I would rate it as unmissable if you are a museumgoer and interested in the arts in Portugal.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Not pretentious, but informative. They taught us about the history of Portugese tile making. It is also friendly to those with disabilities. You are best served taking a taxi to get here.

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