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Medeiros e Almeida Museum

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Fantastic collection

This museum was near our hotel and free on Saturday between 10-1, so how could we resist. A truly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Xcski441
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New York City, New York
Our favorite Lisbon museum

This is a house museum slightly off the beaten track. It houses a neat collection or collection of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bondsammax
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This is a 25-room collection of 17th to 20th century arts, originally amassed by a private collector. A true find.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Rua Rosa Araujo 41, Lisbon 1250-194, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was near our hotel and free on Saturday between 10-1, so how could we resist. A truly amazing collection of a very rich an interesting individual as the video at the entrance depicted. A couple of small Brueghel, a Delacroix portrait, and a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a house museum slightly off the beaten track. It houses a neat collection or collection of collections of stuff in the former house of the benefactor. Thus, you get to see how the house was set up, including a bathroom with old gym...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many things are closed on Mondays, we were delighted to find this house museum open. It is beautifully furnished with many treasures. The route to take to explore is easy to follow and quite enjoyable. There are easy stairs to climb but no elevator....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank solomon5
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Beautiful collection and building. We visited on a Saturday morning and found out that it was free to enter until 1pm on Saturdays - there were less than 10 people visiting which was unbelievable considering the beauty of the collection and the building itself. Multi-lingual...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank PaulH5875
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Although not a large museum, this house is a perfect reflection of way of upper-class living at the first half of 20th century. Really a hidden gem, strongly recommend!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 895sanjac
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We loved walking through this museum and were quite surprised as to its extent and the collections. The fan room was outstanding and the watches and clocks were quite something but we really liked the whole rooms that had been left furnished as they would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Virginia F
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Hidden gem in Lisbon. I was able to freely navigate through the museum unescorted. Without the constant watchful eye of guards at a museum it's amazing how comfortable one can navigate a lovely museum such as Mediros e Almeida. I look forward to my next...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank restrapo
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Senor Almeida was a collector in a big way. His particular jones was clocks and watches but some time he collected the whole room to give the clock perspective. A wonderful house full of clocks, watches, art, tapestry, jewelry, china and more

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dave_Sherri
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

This palace is located close to the Avenida de Liberdade in the Rua Rosa Araújo. Entrance is € 5. This building has a huge high quality collection of furniture, porcelain, paintings, azulejos, painted wooden ceilings, huge tapestries, etc. All the rooms are on display fully...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank lucd166
Reviewed 17 July 2018

It is a beautiful house with several rooms and many collections, Our hotel was nearby and walking from the hotel (av. da Escola Politécnica) to av. Liberdade we stop at this house-museum. It belonged to a bourgeois family from Lisbon and also has a personal...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Caio M
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