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Geological Museum of Portugal

Rua da Academia das Ciencias 19, Lisbon 1249-280, Portugal
+351 21 346 3915
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Total awesomeness

If you're interested in geological topics or the jurassic period, you will certainly have fun... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
ericdelmario
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Simply incredible

This museum is cenrally located in the city of Lisboa. From the outside it looks humble, but once... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2018
Pistasj
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Rua da Academia das Ciencias 19, Lisbon 1249-280, Portugal
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

If you're interested in geological topics or the jurassic period, you will certainly have fun spending time at this museum. The information is written in both Portuguese and English, though not all items have an English translation yet. The museum has a lot of beautiful...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

This museum is cenrally located in the city of Lisboa. From the outside it looks humble, but once you enter the museum opens up in vast corridors. One room is dedicated to stone age. One room dedicated to fossils (much dinosaur). And one room dedicated...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed this museum, and it's free entry with the Lisbon city card. It mainly houses a variety of fossils and artefacts. Pleasant way to spent 1-2 hours

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

This Museum is the "official" geologic museum of Portugal run by the Portugal Geological Survey. It is the "old" style with the cases lined in chronological order (oldest to newest) and has rocks/fossils/minerals on display. It is obviously an oriented to the academic scholar, but...More

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Reviewed 22 November 2015

It is inside the university. Apart from the amazingly rich collection, you can find people still working on the pieces. Very interesting. The fossil collection is beautiful!

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Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

It was so many fossils here, and the stones were beautiful. I especially liked that it was marked what the stones consisted of. Sadly enough you could see that the museum was not visited so often. Some extra money would have done them good.

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Reviewed 28 January 2015

This is the place for you if you're interested in the evolution of life, anthropology, archaeology, and all things geological. If you like drawing bring your sketchbook and make a day of it, there are some amazing things here. I made a video with the...More

2  Thank rabbitwho
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Reviewed 5 November 2014

A little of the beaten track (drop down Rua de Sao Marcal from the Botanical Gardens to get here) but worth the search. A delightful museum echoing the original styles of museums many years ago. The immediate entrance area belies what lies behind the doors...More

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