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National Tile Museum

Rua Madre de Deus 4, Lisbon 1900-312, Portugal
+351 21 810 0340
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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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  • Average6%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Rua Madre de Deus 4, Lisbon 1900-312, Portugal
+351 21 810 0340
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a must-see for immersion into Portugal's artistic heritage. The art of tile making continues, but the evolution and execution of this art form fro the past 400+ years is so moving and continues to evolve right up to today. Take time to enjoy...More

Thank walnutridgechef
Reviewed 4 days ago

Was skeptical of this at first but ended up being a highlight. Beautiful building with lovely art. Necessary to take a cab there as it is not near much else but definitely worth the trip.

Thank mackfdavis
Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved it! Lots of tiles and a bit of history to go with it! a great place to chill in a hot summer day.

Thank sbethlen
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can find lots of beautiful and historical ceramic artwork inside.it showed by the order of years of development.But it is a but far away from city center and no metro to there.You can take the bus 742 (from Arco Cego) or bus 718 (from...More

Thank rosiejessica
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there by cab. On arrival, we immediately went upstairs to the top floor to see the AMAZING tile panorama of Lisbon, pre-earthquake. Thank goodness there are benches because we spent some time studying tiles/pictures and trying to imagine Lisbon at that time. Then...More

Thank tryggie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Full range of tiles here...and then there is a large church inside!! Very interesting film on tiles in the underground. Very nice cafe. With more on offer than is on the menu. we had tea and a sandwich as only snacks appeared on the menu....More

Thank Marion M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a visit worth ,so much to see givesa good idear about the historie of tiles til now after its a good time to relax for lunch or tea ,coffee in the main inside sguare price 5 euros pp

Thank kanarie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Luckily the friend with whom I traveled to Lisbon had this museum on her "must-do list" because I would not have thought to visit, and I would have missed a wonderful experience. The tiles are beautiful but in reality, they represent an important part of...More

Thank alawrencenyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must visit if you're interested in the tiles you see all around Lisbon. Located in a beautiful old church it's easy to get to by bus from the centre of town. You go through the history of tiles in Lisbon, from the...More

Thank Gem D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I you don't know about tiles, got to this museum. Adorable trip through history and techniques... It was a very different experience...

Thank Yeniset S
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June 16, 2017|
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Response from irmazulic | Reviewed this property |
I would also say around one hour, maybe two if you would enjoy a coffee break in the beautiful garden
March 24, 2017|
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Response from alittletoolate | Reviewed this property |
as others have mentioned it depends on which part of alfama your in when going to the tile museum but from santa apolonia train/metro station if you start your walk from rua dos caminhos de ferro which runs down one side of... More
March 24, 2017|
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Response from alittletoolate | Reviewed this property |
i am not sure what happened to my other reply but as others have mentioned it depends on which part of alfama your in.i walked from santa apolonia train station like pilgrim99 and as long as you start your walk from rua dos... More