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Geological Museum of Portugal

Rua da Academia das Ciencias 19, Lisbon 1249-280, Portugal
+351 21 346 3915
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Excellent and diverse museum

Thoroughly enjoyed this museum, and it's free entry with the Lisbon city card. It mainly houses a... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Sam W
A "gem" of a museum

This Museum is the "official" geologic museum of Portugal run by the Portugal Geological Survey... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
ge0mas0n
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5 Mar 2017
“Excellent and diverse museum”
25 Jul 2016
“A "gem" of a museum”
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Rua da Academia das Ciencias 19, Lisbon 1249-280, Portugal
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+351 21 346 3915
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed this museum, and it's free entry with the Lisbon city card. It mainly houses a variety of fossils and artefacts. Pleasant way to spent 1-2 hours

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This Museum is the "official" geologic museum of Portugal run by the Portugal Geological Survey. It is the "old" style with the cases lined in chronological order (oldest to newest) and has rocks/fossils/minerals on display. It is obviously an oriented to the academic scholar, but...More

Thank ge0mas0n
Reviewed 23 November 2015

It is inside the university. Apart from the amazingly rich collection, you can find people still working on the pieces. Very interesting. The fossil collection is beautiful!

Thank TatianaPY
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

In my opinion, what you'll think of this museum depends entirely on what you expect. If you're very interested by geology and natural history, or, even better, Portuguese geology & natural history, I'm sure you'll love it. If however you're just looking for a geology...More

1  Thank chansley
Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

It was so many fossils here, and the stones were beautiful. I especially liked that it was marked what the stones consisted of. Sadly enough you could see that the museum was not visited so often. Some extra money would have done them good.

2  Thank Helene B
Reviewed 29 January 2015

This is the place for you if you're interested in the evolution of life, anthropology, archaeology, and all things geological. If you like drawing bring your sketchbook and make a day of it, there are some amazing things here. I made a video with the...More

2  Thank rabbitwho
Reviewed 5 November 2014

A little of the beaten track (drop down Rua de Sao Marcal from the Botanical Gardens to get here) but worth the search. A delightful museum echoing the original styles of museums many years ago. The immediate entrance area belies what lies behind the doors...More

Thank Anyportman
Reviewed 16 February 2014

When one enters this museum the decoration and layout takes you back to the XIX century immediately. When museums where simple but yet cosy with a warm wooden atmosphere and creaking floors. The collection. Very unique with beautiful pieces. The museum has a 27 Wonderful...More

3  Thank Joel M
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