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Museu do Oriente

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Address: Avenida de Brasilia | Doca de Alcântara (Norte), Lisbon 1350-362, Portugal
Phone Number: +351(0)213 585244
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Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Very good museum with plenty of interesting artifacts. Seniors get a discount. You will find the museum on the same coast road as the Belem Tower.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Very good museum with plenty of interesting artifacts. Seniors get a discount. You will find the museum on the same coast road as the Belem Tower.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is such a great museum. Great design. Great exhibitions. We went there in July and it was almost empty. Just a bus or taxi ride from the center. Highly recommended. Gives you some great insights about the history of the region.

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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42 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

At the Doca de Alcantara you find this amazing Privately funded Museum of Oriental Art from the times of Portugals Colonies in macao and East Timor.First Fl. exhibits Chinese trunks, samurai dresses,china and porcelana Dinasty Ming,snuffboxes by the hundreds, Japanese Netsukes, kimonos etc,the second floor shows yellammas Hindus, allcovering the Ramayana, a total Asian showing with the best Giftshop I... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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138 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

A wonderful display of art with portuguese and asian influences, it tells some of the history of portuguese colonization and the mutual influences on art of the many civilizations involved. Nice temporary expositions. A must go.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This museum both dazzles and disappoints. First, it is a bit pricey at €12 per person in view of what you get. The special exhibitions were very disappointing but the permanent collection has some very lovely and interesting things. The museum space is well set out and atmospheric, but it fails to tell the story of Portugal's relationship with the... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

A brilliant new exhibition showing Deviprasad´s work inspired by his Lisbon travels. Even if you stayed in Lisbon for only a day or two you will immediately recognise how well his paintings, photos and installation capture the soul and spirit of the city, it´s architecture and the ways the city leads you through it´s history. The works offer an exciting... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This museum really brings the history of Portugal in Asia to the forefront. The exhibits are fascinating and very in depth (some too in depth). We arrived on a day they were readying an opening, so one floor was closed. They charged us half price admission and then invited us to stay for the opening! We did and were not... More 

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Naples, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We were disappointed here. There was so much materiel to work with and so little done with it. The exhibit on shadow puppets needed videos of them in action. There could have been more about the Portuguese presence in China. Some of the exhibits were poorly displayed/lit.

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The Museo do Oriente or Museum of the Orient located in Lisbon, Portugal, is dedicated to showcasing the Portuguese explorations in the Far East during the spice trade era or the Age of Discovery. We visited this museum because of a family interest in this facet of history. The museum is located near the Alcantara waterfront where you can also... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

In the Museum of the Orient you can withness the story of Portuguese exploration with a collection of Asian artifacts. It is located in a refurbished industrial building on the Alcântara waterfront. The collection includes Indonesian textiles, Japanese screens, antique snuff bottles, crucifixes made in Asia for Western export, and the Kwok On Collection of masks, costumes, and accessories.

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Address: Avenida de Brasilia | Doca de Alcântara (Norte), Lisbon 1350-362, Portugal
Phone Number: +351(0)213 585244
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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