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NewsMuseum

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Fascinating, informative and important

In an era when news and journalism are under threat, this is a fascinating and important museum. In... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2019
permia
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Ireland
10/10 would recommend to a friend

This museum was bare random in terms of location but it's one of the best museums we have visited... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2019
karenA283BN
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London, United Kingdom
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"OUTSTANDING, INTELLIGENT AND FUN" The greatest Media and Communication experience in Europe. The NewsMuseum invokes and explains the media coverage of episodes of recent history and allows the visitors to interact with Radio and TV. The equipment...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Rua Visconde de Monserrate 26, Sintra 2710-591, Portugal
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Reviewed May 10, 2019

In an era when news and journalism are under threat, this is a fascinating and important museum. In a modern space it presents an historical account of bringing news, hopefully always impartial, to the citizens of countries. In the windows it shows notable news makers...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank permia
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

This museum was bare random in terms of location but it's one of the best museums we have visited ... critical approach to the media with 3 floors of analysis ... The guerra/media section was very moving and the sports section was entertaining too ,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank karenA283BN
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

This is, probably, one of the best small museums you will ever visit. It is highly interactive, fun and very very interesting. Great for kids as well. Definitely worth a visit!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Who would have thunk it? A great museum dedicated to the media in the middle of a tiny village in Portugal. I have no idea what this museum is doing here or why it’s here but I’m a journalist and I can tell you that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank writer418
Reviewed June 1, 2018

This was an interesting surprise in Palace country; you will find it by seeing famous people on their windows. If you are on a time constraint, I would stick to the palaces.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

A beautiful and small news building with all news chronicles from the past. A beautiful building to visit in this small quaint town.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Went as a teacher with HS kids. Very interesting and informative. Great history lesson and journey of how journalism has changed over the years. Fantastic technology inside including interactive displays. Still, if I were a family or couple visiting, it wouldn’t be top of my...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lori_Riggins
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Found this great modern museum by chance, well worth an hour or two 's visit. Very well presented, informative and thought provoking look at the way the news influences our lives. Some great interactive experiences and don't miss the opportunity to be a TV news...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lynn-Wendy
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

While the roads around were full of tourists there were not too many people in the museum. Our 7 years old boy was fascinated and so were we parents. 1 hour is not enough, rather expect to spend more time.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank gdoppler
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Very interesting museum. A good overlooking panorama on the development of the media during the last decades, not forgetting a vision of the future. Although with a central location in Sintra town (which is convenient for visitors) the size of the building is not big...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Vitor A
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