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National Tile Museum

Rua Madre de Deus 4, Lisbon 1900-312, Portugal
+351 21 810 0340
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A must-see for people interested in the history and design of ceramic tiles, this specialty museum houses a splendid collection of decorative tiles dating from the 15th century to the present.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rua Madre de Deus 4, Lisbon 1900-312, Portugal
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+351 21 810 0340
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The museum is not as popular but is totally worth visit. The tiles are everywhere in Lisbon but this museum which was a convent is an impressive representation of the Portuguese culture and tradition . The magnificent display is both historic and modern and is...More

Thank ampmilan
Reviewed 2 days ago

We broke away from our cruise group and made a side trip to see this museum. It became one of the highlights of our trip! The setting in the convent is lovely, calm and soothing. Walking from room to room and seeing the beautiful intricate...More

Thank illinoistraveler
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is worth the journey out of town, which I did by bus, to have this fascinating insight into the history of tiles and how they have been designed and produced in Portugal. Having been here to this exhibition one is better able to appreciate...More

Thank Janekdownunder
Reviewed 5 days ago

I couldnt believe the skill of the ancient craftsmen displayed here and I was totally absorbed by the very interesting history of tiles and the convent associated with this museum. Who would have thought it! It's a really great and surprisingly big museum and I...More

Thank sailingby09
Reviewed 6 days ago

A friend told me to visit, and I'm so glad she did! I fell in love with the tiles, and it gave enough history for me to understand them better. Definitely worth the trip.

Thank Crantraveler
Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum is in a former Covent and apart from the fascinating and beautiful tiles, there are two gorgeous, gilded, art filled chapels. A very pleasing garden cafe and a gift shop where the lady serving dismissed the queue of people waiting to make purchases...More

Thank Prema K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is very interesting if you like decorative elements. It has an inventory of tiles that they have reclaimed and on the bottom floor there is a restoration area where there are boxes and boxes of salvaged tiles waiting to be restored. Kudos to...More

1  Thank travelkat317
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum gives a great insight in the development of portugues tiles through the centuries. There is also a very nice café and lunch spot

Thank mirjamvanthof
Reviewed 1 week ago

The azulejo tiles - beautifully painted ceramic tiles with a Moorish-influenced design - decorate everything in Lisbon. They're such a uniquely Portuguese thing, you don't want to miss out on this museum dedicated solely to the tiles. How many different ways can you decorate a...More

1  Thank Sarah Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this museum. The visit was 100% worth the visit because of the history connected to the tiles. Learning more about tiles and its history in Lisbon's architecture was worth the visit.

Thank Brooklynite88
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VintageOllie
How long would a steady pace tour of the museum take please?
17 June 2017|
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Response from irmazulic | Reviewed this property |
I would also say around one hour, maybe two if you would enjoy a coffee break in the beautiful garden
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Molly876987
How far is National tile Museum from Alfama area- can you walk there?
24 March 2017|
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Response from alittletoolate | Reviewed this property |
as others have mentioned it depends on which part of alfama your in when going to the tile museum but from santa apolonia train/metro station if you start your walk from rua dos caminhos de ferro which runs down one side of... More
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Molly876987
How far is National tile Museum from Alfama area - can you walk there?
24 March 2017|
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Response from alittletoolate | Reviewed this property |
i am not sure what happened to my other reply but as others have mentioned it depends on which part of alfama your in.i walked from santa apolonia train station like pilgrim99 and as long as you start your walk from rua dos... More
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