I love to see this museum with a big range of boats to ships from old times till recently,plus few airplanes.
About Museu da Marinha
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If one is interested about the history of seafaring and sea-battle, then they would not regret going to this museum. As it is in Lisbon, most of the items are about the history of the Portuguese navigators and their exploration in the new world.
A great dip into the history of maritime Portugal, which the museum led me to understand made the country. A really enjoyable couple of hours.
i was hoping for more info and less small ships demonstration, it's giving a good overview about Portuguese explorations around the world but i was expecting much more interesting items to be demonstrated from Ex Portuguese Colonial spots, it's an average museum, don't go if...More
This museum is mainly composed of model ships with an annex across the square containing a nice collection of full sized boats. There was a section on Portuguese achievements in navigation associated with the exploration of Africa and Asia, but it wasn’t as large or...More
Went to this museum on a Sunday. (Free of charge first Sunday in month) There are amny tourists and lisboan familys in the Belem area on sundays so if you want to avoid queueing choose another day! The museum is sort of linked to the...More
Very large collection of model ships and sailboats. Very interesting focus on the role of Portugal in discovery. Really appreciated this focus. Did not attend The Viking exhibit due to time constraints; the main museum does not have a charge.
If you go to the Belem area and don't want to join the queues for the must-have attractions, I would recommend a trip here. Great insight into the history of the seafaring Portuguese.
I enjoyed our visit here although we covered it in about an hour and a half. It would take all day to see every model boat, so unless you're a sailor, fisherman, or the like, you can easily cover the highlights in a quick visit...More