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Museu Nacional do Azulejo

Lisbon | Ceramic
€2.5 - €5
9 356 Votes
Despite its somewhat out-of-the-way location, this delightful museum is well worth a visit, presenting five centuries of decorative ceramic tiles or azulejos, tracing the history and production of the art form.

Its collection is the only of its kind in the world, and contains a splendid array of tiles from as early as the 15th century along with displays on how they're made. It is housed in the monastic buildings of the Madre de Deus Convent, which after renovation following the Great Earthquake had its interior turned into one of the most magnificent in the city. The splendor and opulence of the chapel dedicated to St. Anthony and the chapter house is particularly impressive.

10:00 - 18:00

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Contact details

  • Name: Museu Nacional do Azulejo
  • Address: Rua da Madre de Deus 4 - 1900-312 - Lisbon - Portugal
  • Phone: (351) 218 100 340


Restaurant, Cafétéria, Boutique, Librairie


Exposition, Visite guidée

Getting there

  • By bus : lignes n°718, 742, 794, 759
  • By metro : Santa Apolónia Station

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