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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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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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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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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic if you like tile. Nice explanations of ancient techniques, wide range of examples. Some interesting modern pieces too. Bus stop right out front (718, 742,759). Great little café with, among the standards, a passion fruit mousse, and today a baked apple in port sauce....More

Thank kjjh
Reviewed 27 July 2016

If you have about 90 minutes to spare then its a fun museum to go see. The history on the tiles is very interesting and it was beautiful. Its also a great place to get away from the hot summer sun.

Thank aimboxer
Reviewed 27 July 2016

A friend visited a few days ahead of me and recommended I visit, if you like ceramics you will love the displays, the modern gallery exhibition was a knock out. The café in the cloister is a great place to chill out and I was...More

Thank WoobyBird
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The museum is oddly quiet considering the wealth of beautiful work inside. As a newcomer to tile art, the information on the history of its development, both in historical and technical senses, was interesting and enhanced my enjoyment of the work itself. Add in a...More

Thank dohgallagher
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I liked it so much! I believe every visito of Lisbon should spend some time there. The staff, the cafe with the beautiful garden, everything was so nice! The only thing I can say as a negative point is that the shop closes for some...More

Thank Katerina P
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This museum is totally mesmerizing. The tile collection and historical presentation are super, and the setting is divine. I fell in love with the beautiful Virgin Mary in the church. All this, plus the restaurant is very good too.

Thank kmb9898
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I went with my friend. We expected a good display of tiles and the history behind them and we got this and so much more! We did get what we expected and wanted, this was fabulous! However the church, the metres of intact tile art,...More

1  Thank trav-lersmore
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This was initially just a nice-to-have option for us, as we were interested in the famous tiles but did not have big expectations to this museum. But it is truly impressive and I would highly recomment a visit here. They have a large collection of...More

2  Thank Kirkesgaard
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This museum is in an old convent. Incredible displays to tiles over the years including how they are made. Allow several hours for a good visit.

2  Thank SVC_911
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This museum is not the tipical four walls with hanging stuff. It's a beautifull complex with included a chapel coverd in gold and tiles, not one single centemeter of empty surface, breathtaking

1  Thank Pusm
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Ashleigh234
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
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VintageOllie
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
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Molly876987
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
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