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National Tile Museum

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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Rua Madre de Deus 4, Lisbon 1900-312, Portugal
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+351 21 810 0340
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All reviewsformer conventpre earthquakebeautiful chapelart formgift shopworth the tripold churchamazing collectionon displayportuguese cultureaudio guidewell worth the visitcouple of hoursazulejoscenturiesmaderahistory
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Reviewed yesterday

Very educational in learning the history of tile making in Portugal how they were made to tell a story since the majority of the population could not read.

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed yesterday

This museum was amazing. The chapel was an extremely pleasant surprise. We spent several hours here.

Thank milehidi
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum is absolutely a must for anyone who appreciates the colour, patterns and beauty of ceramic tiles. A beautiful building, a huge collection, extraordinarily presented. Be sure to download the free app on your phone before you go. It’s fantastic and will provide a...More

Thank westerngal57
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great museum, full of meaning for the Portuguese architecture and design. Worth a visit and it gives a great explanation about the tile history!

Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I wanted to see more of the beautiful tiles I'd seen around Lisbon. They have loads of displays from different eras and styles. The setting is really nice too with a courtyard in the middle. I was hoping to learn how they make the tiles...More

Thank djembe_caz
Reviewed 4 days ago

A most interesting site when found. There are 500 years of tiles displayed and often English translations of their history. Not on my guides wave length but feel it should have been. Recommended by a knowledgeable Portuguese friend which is why I went. After so...More

Thank sfoshila
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is quite an extensive museum on the history of making tiles. It was actually quite interesting. You learn about how tile making has changed over time and see some really beautiful examples of huge scenes/pictures made out of tiles. The most impressive is one...More

Thank Butch E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautifully displayed in a converted 16th century convent this museum is a must for art lovers. The tiles on display represent 500 years of development and you will be using your camera constantly. In the premises there is also an absolutely stunning church. Highly recommended

Thank bigvicSydney
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of course, the tiles are amazing. But, learn about the history and evolution of tile making in Portugal. New discoveries are constant as people around the country make donations.

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With tiles being all around the city, it was something I was eager to learn more about. Whilst initially the idea of a tile museum didn’t thrill me, I was quickly proven wrong! Ah incredible and unique insight into the city’s last.

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wolfie97
9 January 2018|
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Response from luciana222016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there was WiFi inside the museum. we went rhere with the red bus and go further in the same way
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Ashleigh234
11 August 2017|
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Response from Gael G | Reviewed this property |
I visited the museum 2 weeks ago. The fare was 5.5 euros per adult
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17 June 2017|
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