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A must for enthusiasts or people interested in transport history

A visit to this museum offers both insights into the history and development of the local transport... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Halifax, United Kingdom
An Excellent Museum for Trolley Fans.....

My wife and I recently visited Lisbon and thoroughly enjoyed all that there to see and do. We spent... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Wilmington, North Carolina
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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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

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.

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

1  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

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

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

Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Did this for something to do one day while wandering around, nice little museam with enough to see, nice little time waster

Thank laurarose1001
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

The Transportation Museum makes for a fascinating half day tour. It is located in three buildings forming the museum complex within a working facility of the Lisbon transportation organisation. Proceeding through the main gates the museum's ticket office and entrance is on a he right....More

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Brilliantly laid out with transport via a tram ( just the two of us in our case) to each stage / site. 70s/80s buses were of less interest but overall this is an excellent museum. Incidentally, we planned to go but interestingly the tram 15...More

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