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Carris Museum

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Not Hidden, But A True Undervisited Gem

We were fascinated by a newspaper reference to this Museum in the U.K., very positive, but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
A gem of a transport museum

I went outside school term time so that might be the reason but it was dead quiet, in fact i was... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Kat S
London, United Kingdom
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“horse drawn”(5 reviews)
Carris is pleased to make public its memories and its contribution to Lisbon's growth for more than a century. This city has developed along with its public transport system.The existence of the Museum has two distinct and complementary reasons. The...more
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Rua 10 de Maio 101-103, Lisbon 1300-472, Portugal
+351 21 361 3087
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fascinated by a newspaper reference to this Museum in the U.K., very positive, but confirming that it was off the tourist trail and little visited. So, on our first day we prioritised a trip and we were not disappointed. On a large site,...More

2  Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went outside school term time so that might be the reason but it was dead quiet, in fact i was one of 3 people inside. A very well documented introduction into the history of transport of Lisbon and afterwards the fun part, an old...More

Thank Kat S
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This museum has huge potential that's not being used. Anyways it's amazing and has a huge history and collection! My favourite part was all the bus models!

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Reviewed 24 July 2018

A visit to this museum offers both insights into the history and development of the local transport through traditional methods in the initial part of the visit, but also the chance to be taken by tram through the depot and works complex to see larger...More

1  Thank PNWTravellingLight
Reviewed 13 July 2018

My wife and I recently visited Lisbon and thoroughly enjoyed all that there to see and do. We spent the first five days in Lisbon and then the last two days after returning from Spain. On our last full day in Lisbon we visited the...More

1  Thank pparrothead
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Carris Museum was created in 1999. First tram-N°100 dates from 1873 and was pulled by hourses. There is exibited trams from:1901-1983-1924-1931, being these the oldest ones.

1  Thank Manuel P
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Located virtually underneath the 25 de Abril Bridge of Lisbon in the Santo Amaro depot of the company Carris who run all the surface transport in Lisbon it is organized on two sections. The more interesting bit for any Londoner who isn’t old enough to...More

2  Thank Steve_of_N21
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Split in to 3 sections - a history of the company, then a ride in a private tram to the other side of the complex where you can then see various trams from over the years plus a collection of buses before tram back to...More

1  Thank DepDawg
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Wanna learn, more about the public transports, in Lisbon, this museum, is a must go. If you love transports, you must visit this place. decades of history, are present, you can see old city bus and electrics also available, for a ride try it, you...More

1  Thank Fernando A
Reviewed 31 March 2018

This is a brilliant tram and transport museum. No transport enthusiast visiting Lisbon should miss it. On a tram route so getting there is excitement in itself. The displays are superb and everything is in great condition. One of the best trm collections I am...More

1  Thank Howard-Liverpool
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