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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Joanne Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank GoLeafs85
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Delfin F
Reviewed 14 August 2018

I have been to the new museum a few years ago. By the time it left me a bitter-sweet feeling because the old museum was fantastic although very packed. This time both visit and experience were totally different! As soon as we entered, we were...More

Thank AnaV4663
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The museum is in the area of Belem but unfortunately not so much advertised compared to the other attraction of the area. It definitely worth visiting it. It has an impressive large collection of coaches from the 1600s to 1900s. The new museum is very...More

Thank Charis C
Reviewed 10 July 2018

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
Reviewed 9 July 2018

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
Reviewed 25 June 2018 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
Reviewed 16 June 2018

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

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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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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!