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National Coche Museum

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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
+351 21 073 2319
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All reviews horse drawn royal coaches on display riding school beautiful carriages impressive collection pope clement jaw dropping works of art nice visit different perspective lisboa card worth a trip ticket office well worth the visit two hours jeronimos monastery
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing. The fact that all these have been preserved to see is incredible. The craftsmanship that has gone into these with the tools available at the time is just astonishing. Definitely recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pirateskully
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not very much to do here but a cute place to go away from all the tourists and the coaches are truly fabulous. Something you would not see elsewhere and a change from the normal Places to go. Also, the small museum Was on €4...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nixcab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just besides overcrowded Jeronimos monastery lies modern museum of coaches without ticket office line. While the building is not very impressive, the shown carriages definitely are. Kings coaches, children's coaches, even first (French-made) automobile imported to Portugal are all on display, some with unbelievable decorations....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Janoshka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a trip from Lisbon to Belém. The restoration of the carriage, the explanations and the sheer number of beautiful carriages is impressive. Don’t miss it!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gottago1950
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Got off the Grey Line HO/HO bus at the Coach Museum. Toured the museum with the fantastic coaches from the early days of the Portuguese empire through the invention of the gasoline powered auto in 1895. Many were similar in appearance, but there were some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ronald L
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This is a fun and interesting place to visit, particularly if you are on a group tour with an excellent guide who can fill in the blanks of what to look for. The nuances and anecdotes were fantastic as described by our guide, Paula. After...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

... not worth going to see in and of itself. While it is impressive to have all that tangible history together in one place, the collection manages to be too much and too little all at once. Too much, in that all the coaches kind...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Irish_Lights_Up
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This exhibition of coaches and carriages was really unexpected, in the quality and how much there is to see. It gives amazing information and insight into the history through the ages.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joanne Z
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

The Carriage Museum is in a new and beautiful modern shrine that houses around 70 vintage carriages from the royal collection. They date as far back as the 17th century. The carriages are in fantastic condition and displayed in a huge and well executed space....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GoLeafs85
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The new building displaying the excellent collection of historical carriages is a fitting space for such valuable pieces. It is located in an area where there are lots of museums and parks and you can spend a whole day immersing yourself in the history and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Delfin F
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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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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!