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Puppet Museum

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Puppet Museum

Never heard of a puppet museum before so though't I'd try something different. Took about an hour... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
STIUSA
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New York
A hidden gem not written in guidebooks

Very well organized with beautiful displays of puppets from all over the world. (I had no idea... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hisakyuu
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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The best collection of masks and puppets is in Lisbon! Visit the Puppet Museum and discover a fantastic world of stories, fantasy and emotion!
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Rua da Esperanca 146 | Convento das Bernardas, Lisbon 1200-660, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Never heard of a puppet museum before so though't I'd try something different. Took about an hour, would be longer if I actually had a real interest in puppets. Learn some new things (as I knew almost nothing before). I think they do puppet making...More

Thank STIUSA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well organized with beautiful displays of puppets from all over the world. (I had no idea there was a difference between puppets from France and those from Belgium!) The audio guide was a MUST! It made our visit an enjoyable learning experience.

Thank hisakyuu
Reviewed May 31, 2018

This is a rather sophisticated museum, even though it has fun corners to play with puppets and marionettes if visiting with children. I am not certain how much someone who has no interest in this type of exhibits would love it, but I'd say it...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

It was a great experience to see so many puppets from all over the world and even to try to manipulate them :) It is a part of history and i’m thankful to the museum for giving a chance to touch it. I wish the...More

Thank liloo-19
Reviewed May 6, 2018

We went at 10am on a Sunday when entrance was free (until 2pm). We didn't see anyone else visiting. It only took 20 minutes or so for the small museum. The first set of rooms display puppets from around the world, starting with Indonesia. It...More

Thank soundsverygood
Reviewed March 11, 2018

If you are in the area with kids, or even without, this would make for a pleasant, stimulating interlude. It is a small museum laid out on a single trail, so you have to backtrack to exit, but this only serves to reinforce the particular...More

Thank AprilLovesToTravel
Reviewed January 18, 2018

The Lisbon Marionette Museum is one of those great little European delights. It's not famous, and it's a tad off the beaten path. But it's an excellently curated museum of world puppets and the lighting crew has done a first rate job displaying the puppets...More

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Reviewed January 2, 2018

This museum contains a large variety of puppets from many different parts of the world and of different ages. It also has a couple of spots in the more modern puppets where you can play with the puppets and see how they move. you can...More

Thank Lynsey S
Reviewed September 14, 2017

We visited the Puppet Museum and found it to be an excellent and well curated attraction. This fairly small museum features a wide range of puppets and masks from countries and cultures around the world. One thing that I found particularly refreshing was that there...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed September 12, 2017

I am not really a puppet person--but a friend suggested this museum and it was my favorite one in Lisbon! Honestly--and Lisbon has wonderful museums. We went on a Sunday and entrance was free, and included a great live Punch and Judy style puppet shows...More

Thank Jesse K
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