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Museu da Marioneta

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Tiny museum but fun for children 👶

We went to Time out Market and walk to this museum, it’s a lovely walk (behind the main road). The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Pleasant surprise

This is a very good museum. Specialized in marionettes and their use, this is a very focused museum... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2019
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Rua da Esperanca 146 | Convento das Bernardas, Lisbon 1200-660, Portugal
+351 21 394 2810
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Time out Market and walk to this museum, it’s a lovely walk (behind the main road). The museum is quite small but amusing for children. Few points were children can also play with the puppets. Choose well the date of your visited...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Daniela_Oliveira_BPN
Reviewed May 28, 2019

This is a very good museum. Specialized in marionettes and their use, this is a very focused museum with a brilliant collection of puppets, theatres and items made especially for marionettheatres from different countries. It is really interesting, forst of all because of the collection,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Andreas6919
Reviewed May 23, 2019 via mobile

Suitably odd and slightly off the beaten track. There is a lift for people with access difficulties as there are a number of stairs into the museum. A great collection, with some interactivity. Could have had more information about their tours and there was further...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Geordiegirl_8
Reviewed May 20, 2019

They had a decent collection size of different types of marionettes and interesting videos to watch. It's very interactive, with different puppets you can play with, videos, and touch screens to learn about the history of puppets around the world. They also have a camera...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Smilesformiles123
Reviewed May 6, 2019

a colourful out of the ordinary quirky experience well worth it to pop in for the price. we loved the displays

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank dekoker
Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

We visited because there was a special Aardman exhibition which intrigued us. The museum itself is not very big, not surprisingly, but does have a neat enough collection to keep visitors somewhat intrigued for an hour or so. Decent spot to check out if in...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank QuakesNewYork
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

We spent approx 1 1-2 hours here on a Wednesday morning so not too busy. LOVED IT! We even made a stop motion film!! There is an Arrdman productions section there at the moment - not to be missed! A really fascinating museum. Nice courtyard...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank janeandmo
Reviewed January 25, 2019

We had been to an awesome museum in Bali so we didn't know how we'd feel about this one but we absolutely loved it! Beautiful puppets from all over Europe - the differences were really interesting! Ask for the audio tour - like in a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Monique I
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

The museum is charming and memorable. I found myself looking at the puppets for a good amount of time to admire the craftsmanship, individuality and of course those staring eyes. For me personally it was one of the best things to do in the city...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Louis M
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

What a find! This museum has an extensive collection of puppets from across the world. All beautifully curated. What we loved was the history and how the puppets were displayed. Right up until animation for film. Fascinating! As I child I remembered 'Punch & Judy'....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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