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Museu Nacional dos Coches

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Located in an 18th-century riding academy attached to the royal palace, the museum features coaches and carriages dating back to the seventeenth century.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Praca Afonso de Albuquerque, Belem 1300-044, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I thought this museum of coach's would be a little boring for my wife but not the case at all. This is an amazing collection of horse drawn coach's of the Spanish and Portuguese 17th, 18th and 19th century's. A demonstration of wealth for some...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nigel T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Scores are magnificent carriages are displayed in a new building. You can get right up to them and really see the evolution of transportation. It happens to be the largest collection of its kind on public display and it totally worth a visit if you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fun little stop for a reasonable price (10 euro for a family of 4). We were here for an hour. We visited near the end of our day and we were a little tired so we only looked at the first floor...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jodim344
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The new building contains a large group of beautiful carriages across the years. We have seen the UK royal carriage collection, which was superb, but this collection was also great and it showed a nice history of carriage production in Portugal. Around the corner is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

Another gem here in Lisbon and another one that you don’t want to miss or rush. The carriages in the museum are just sensational and take your time for you to see them in their full glory. They are really amazing. We went there around...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

We stayed all day looking around and it was stunning Be ware of been robbed we were just outside by a man looking for directions he cleans out our pockets in seconds

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

This museum is quite simply a MUST see. They have numerous carriages dating back over 400 years. Simply the BEST Coach Museum I have ever visited.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

I went here after walking by the Jeronimos Monastery - and seeing the RIDICULOUS line to get in. I didn't want to spend the little time I had in Lisbon waiting in line for what is probably an underwhelming place. Just past it was the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank takayaV
Reviewed November 4, 2018

This museum is worth the visit while visiting Belem, a fascinating collection of Royal Horse Drawn Coaches from the 16th to 19th Centuries. The museum is well laid out with lots of space to to walk round each coach and take photos, The oldest coach...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Keith K
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Called around 2pm Saturday 27th Oct and staff said museu closed because of lack of staff. They don't know about tomorrow yet, so ring ahead if thinking of visiting. I understand why they are closed but sorry to miss this place.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Achaya_I
July 3, 2018|
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Response from ianhK5218FD | Reviewed this property |
Depends upon how interested you are in old coaches! You could do it in an hour easily, just walking through and looking at the exhibits
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prviral
March 26, 2017|
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Response from Ed_and_Ann | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there is an audio guide but the English information in front of each coach was well done.
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Sharon H
March 16, 2015|
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Response from 316Sharon8867 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there's plenty of public transport to Belem. You can't get there by metro but by bus or tram. We were staying in the Alfama district and were able to get a bus directly from Santa Apolonia station which took about 20... More
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