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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Rua Madre de Deus 4, Lisbon 1900-312, Portugal
+351 21 810 0340
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This topped off 3 day our visit to Lisbon nicely. Bit out of the way but the bus stops right outside. We did a day pass 6 euro on public transport with google maps it's easy now roaming is included in your monthly plan. A...More

Thank MartinBrophy
Reviewed 3 days ago

I expected this to be a museum of the History of tile. And yes, there was some of that. But to me, it was more of an art museum with both ancient exhibits as well as more modern artisits. The tableau of this city of...More

Thank ruthpdx
Reviewed 3 days ago

Although not a huge museum and very off the beaten path I highly recommend a stop here. We almost missed a few rooms before realizing that we hadn't already seen them. Be mindful if going later in the day that the gift shop closes before...More

Thank SeatOfMyPntsTravelr
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Im portuguese, and the national tile museu is a good place to know more about the history of Portugal, because the tiles are presents in all history of portugal throught the centurys :)

Thank Joana P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Historic and contemporary examples of the role of ceramic tiles in Portugal, and the context in which this beautiful art form has evolved and prospered.

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you love the beauty of Portugese tiles, this lovely museum is worth a visit. It is a unique Portugese experience. You will not find a tile museum in Rome, Paris, or London, only in Lisbon. The museum is a perfect size, not overwhelming large...More

1  Thank Steph-Mpls
Reviewed 1 week ago

Portugal is known for its tiles and the National Tile Museum provides an exhaustive history of the art form. Take time to read the opening exhibits, which explain the different production techniques. The entrance fee is discounted for visitors 65 years and older (they say...More

Thank K F
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you find azulejos (Portuguese decorative tiles) interesting (as I do), you will love this museum. The galleries take you on a timeline through several centuries of this fascinating craft. My favorite parts were the chapel and chapter house, both preserved and restored in all...More

1  Thank vegangel
Reviewed 1 week ago

The information is less then sufficient/visible. The museum is free on the first Sunday of every month if you are a resident of Lisbon and until 12:00. Okay, the price is not high for the museum (EUR 5), but our mood dropped a bit. The...More

Thank Kinga K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting museum, but mostly for adults. Over 20 halls with tiles from all the time, including 300+ years old tiles and modern style. Not suitable for kids under 5 years old.

Thank Borntoendlessnight
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11 August 2017|
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Response from Elgabon72 | Reviewed this property |
I visited the museum 2 weeks ago. The fare was 5.5 euros per adult
17 June 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
24 March 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