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National Coche Museum

Avenida da India n 136 | Located on the Afonso de Albuquerque Square in the western area of Lisbon in the Belém district, Lisbon 1300-300, Portugal
+351 21 073 2319
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Avenida da India n 136 | Located on the Afonso de Albuquerque Square in the western area of Lisbon in the Belém district, Lisbon 1300-300, Portugal
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"works of art"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Inaugurated on May 23 1905 by initiative of Queen Amelia of Orleans. At that time 29 vehicles were showing. Most coche presented are from 16&17 century. Older coach is from Filipe II, vehicle brought from Madrid by King Filipe II during his visit to Portugal...More

Thank Manuel P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum - actually located in two nearby buildings - is definitely worth visiting if you are in the area. It is located in Belem and near Jeronimos Monastery and other sites in Belem. If you plan to spend a day visiting sites in the...More

Thank betteskid
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This visit was part of our tour and we enjoyed. There is a large number of royal coaches from the 1600s to 1900 s. Our guide explained to whom they belonged and they differed in construction. We enjoyed seeing the coach Queen Elizabeth used on...More

Thank emorga
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you call these vehicles artifacts! They are so incredulously grandeur well-fit for the royalty and the nobility. Cars for popes, kings, queens, sis, bros, in-laws, kiddos, you name it, it's been made. The museum is about a medium size, expect about 2 hours here....More

1  Thank Darthguppy
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

So pleased that we found this museum, after suffering the dreadful queues at some of the other 'attraction' this was perfect. Well laid out in chronological order some of the adornments were superb. Although I expect they were far from comfortable with no springs and...More

Thank Ian M
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Echoing other posts, I am amazed this gem is not more well known. If I hadn't read about it in Rick Steves book, I would have missed it. I had no idea such coaches existed. The level of ostentation and extravagance boggles the mind and...More

Thank wdwright
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Very beautiful and interesting museum. The royal coches are beautiful and the information displayed helps the visitors to understand the history behind every single coach. Extremely interesting. I strongly suggest visiting the old building of the museum because the building is beautiful and charming. Only...More

Thank Tiago_Perry
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

If you are in the Belem neighbourhood then this museum is definitely worth visiting. One exhibit in particular is a show-stopper. Suddenly one understands why they chucked out a monarchy so divorced from its people that its sheer extravagance, as evidenced by the ostentation on...More

Thank Andrew D
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

The coach museum is a jewel. A visit could be done in 2 hours and you will be well rewarded. The facility is excellently done and the displays are spectacular!

1  Thank Anthony H
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

The coach museum was one of the biggest surprises of our trip to Lisbon. We didn't plan this as part of our trip, but stopped in and were shocked! There are dozens of coaches ranging over 200 years that are fantastic. You don't have to...More

Thank Corey T
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Belem
Belém is the "capital of the Portuguese Discoveries"
and a photographer's paradise. You can spend an entire
day exploring this neighborhood: monuments (Jerónimos
Monastery, Belém Tower, Monument to the Discoveries),
museums (Coach Museum, Centro Cultural de Belém) and
breathtaking views of the Tagus river will make your
visit worth your time. Belém also offers a variety of
restaurants and cafes, namely the famous - and
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AVasNYC
23 August 2017|
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Response from Douglas552 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! it is a fascinating place and you need a good hour to appreciate both halls and longer if its of special interest. Enjoy!
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