Free museums Lisbon

Museos gratis de Lisboa

The Free museums Lisbon son ​​varias. Some are free Everyday, others only one day a week and others just have Free entry once a month. If you are planning a Trip to Lisbon tries that this is the first Sunday of each month to save the maximum in museum tickets .

Museums Free Lisbon daily:

Electricity Museum

Located in the district of Belém, in a thermoelectric power plant (Valle Central), who gave birth to Lisbon before, we are now one of the most interesting museums. It is open from 1990 and we can see the permanent exhibition, with most of the original machinery of the old Central Valley, temporary exhibitions of photography, science, painting … and also on issues related to renewable energies. Address: Avenida Brasilia – Tejo Central building Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-18:00 bus: No. 28, 714, 717, 729 and 751. Tram: No 15


MOVEMENT: Museum of Design and Fashion

This museum is located in the center of Lisbon, en Low, The museum boasts a collection showing the history of fashion and industrial design during the past century. It has an extensive collection of design by renowned artists such as Phillipe Starck and Le Corbusier objects. In fashion pieces are so famous designers like Jean Paul Gaultier, Vivienne Westwood y Yves Saint Laurent.


Rua Augusta 24 Schedule: Tuesday through Sunday: of 10:00 a 18:00. Closed on Mondays. You can not take photos inside.

Berardo Museum of Contemporary Art

The Berardo Museum It opened in 2007 and it has a collection of exceptional contemporary art . José Manuel Berardo was the collector who for decades made his fortune in South Africa, when he returned to Portugal in the years 80 He started collecting various works to put together a collection of more than 40.000 pieces. Some of the best known works are Retrato de Judy Garland por Warhol , or the works of Picasso, Magritte, Dalí, Pollock, Duchamp, Malevich and Mondrian. The artistic movements that are known surrealism, Pop Art, hyperrealism, Cubism and conceptual art among others.



Schedule: Tue-Sun 10: 00-19: 00. Address: Empire Square, 1449-003, Lisbon. Tram No. 15IS (stop Centro Cultural de Belém)


The Centro Cultural de Belem which it is next to the Berardo Museum organizes exhibitions that are sometimes free.

Free museums but far from the center are:

National Museum of Theater and Dance It opened in 1985 y el occupies Palace of Monteiro-Mor en Estrada do Lumiar 10. We see related works as theater scenery, Scenario models, figurines, designs, Cartoon, programs, letters, cards, newspapers, manuscripts, literature, scores, the photos.

National Museum of Costume: It is in the Angeja-Palmela Palace. It has a collection that includes dresses belonging to different historical periods, from the eighteenth century to the present. Address: Largo Júlio de Castilho – Lumiar, 1600 – 483, Lisbon. Metro: Lumiar (yellow line)


1 day a week Museums:

Orient Museum : The permanent exhibition of this museum are near 1.400 parts that relate to the Portuguese presence in Asia over five centuries. They also perform temporary exhibitions whose main theme is the oriental culture. Address: Dock Alcântara Norte Brasilia Hours. 10,00-10,00 18.00he – 22:00 (Friday) IS ntry free every Friday 18 a 22 hours




Calouste Gulbenkian Museum magnate Calouste Gulbenkian, Turkish origin, He spent his last years in Portugal, and he donated his collection to the country when he died in 1955. In 1969 the museum opened in the Parque de Santa Gertrudis. A part of the permanent collection are on display. Among others we can see Egyptian, greek-Roman, Islamic, Chinese and Japanese, and European paintings, furniture, silverware and jewelery. Address: Avenida de Berna, 45 Schedule: Of 10 am a 17.45 pm. Tuesday through Sunday. Free admission every Sunday 10:00 a 17: 45h



CAMJAP Modern Art Center : Located next to the Gulbenkian Museum and run by the same foundation. It was opened in 1983 and it was the first exhibition space permanent modern and contemporary art in Portugal. Address: Dr street. Nicolau de Bettencourt Hours: 10 a 18 hours. Wednesday through Sunday. Free admission every Sunday.

Museum of the Presidency of the Republic: Located in Belém, this museum is free every Sunday until 13h . The permanent exhibition is based on the history of Portugal and the Republic. They also perform temporary exhibitions. They also make visits to the Palace of Belém, but in this case only on Saturdays 10:30 a 16:30.

Address: Palace of Belém-Praça Afonso de Albuquerque If you also want more free activities and places to see in Lisbon pueder see:

Free museums on the first Sunday of each month:

National Museum of Ancient Art : The museum's collection features a selection of Portuguese and foreign paintings, the twelfth to the nineteenth century. We also found objects of fine and decorative arts, such as ceramics, textiles and furniture. Some of the museum's works are by artists like Toulouse-Lautrec, Fra Angelico, Manet, Renoir, Degas, Cézanne, El Greco, António de Sequeira, Pissarro, Monet, Josefa d’Obidos, Sundays Gregory Lopes, among many others. Address: The Janelas Verdes street 1249 – 017 Hours Lisbon: Monday: 14:00-18:00 Wednesday to Sunday: 10:00-18:00 Closed on Mondays


Tile Museum : The museum is housed in the Convent of Madre de Deus. The convent was founded by Queen Leonor, in the sixteenth century to house the order of Franciscan nuns. It is a Manueline style building, but eighteenth-century Baroque additions, in his time he was one of the most exuberant baroque buildings Portuguese. The tile collection of the museum traces the history of Lisbon from the Arab occupation of Lisbon until the twentieth century. On the second floor you will see an impressive panel of tiles 23 meters long before showing the Lisbon Earthquake 1755. Address: Madre de Deus hours of street 4 opening: Tuesday 14:00-18:00 Wednesday to Sunday 10: 00 a 18:00 Closed on Mondays. The buses 705, 728, 759, 782


The interior of the church where the museum so you can visit, here's a sight 360 ​​

National Coach Museum 'Old’ : This museum is one of the most visited in Portugal. It is located in the Belem district. The building belonged to a riding school built in 1726. In 1905 It was transformed into a museum under the name Museum of royal carriages. After the Republican coup went on to have its current name, 'National Coach Museum. The exhibition will see floats, carriages, buggies, strollers, highchairs and strollers side, all the decoration of each historical period. With the construction of an annex building now it has been renamed 'National Carriage Museum Antigo’ / 'Riding Arena Real'. In the new building you can see the other part of the exhibition. Address: Afonso de Albuquerque Square Hours: Tue-Sun 10:00 a 18: 00h Closed Mondays. Free the first Sunday of each month.


“New” National Coach Museum : This is the new building for the National Coach Museum. The entrance to the two buildings is independent and is paid separately, There is a bill to establish whether you want to see the two buildings. To save only choose one must visit the old building.



Navy Museum : This museum is a must for lovers of sailing and the history and everything related to the sea. The most spectacular part is probably Galeotas give Hall a collection of reproduced to scale boats. Address: Empire Square, 1400-206, Lisbon



In short all the free museums in Lisbon this infographic, They have this and more on the application for Android Guide Low Cost



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