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Better garden than museum

Close to the Museu do Teatro, it offers a complete display of historical costumes. The palace in... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Valladolid, Spain
Please make the effort to see this lovely collection in this lovely palace

This was definitely the most difficult museum to find - take a taxi or know how to use your GPS... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2015
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

The National Costume Museum is housed in the Angeja-Palmela Palace and features clothing from the 18th through the 20th centuries. The exhibit includes examples of men's and women's court dress from the 18th century in a room that allowed 360 degree access, which is a...More

Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

A splendid collection of Portuguese clothes beginning with the 18th century. The collection is set in a fine 18th century palace building in the grounds of the Monteiro-Mor botanical gardens. The Theatre and Dance museum is located in the same grounds and is another must...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 28 January 2018

I visited this museum with my daughter. We had exhausted the main sites of Lisbon and wanted something a bit different. Wow, what a find. We bought combined tickets which gave us access to the costume museum, the garden and park next to it and...More

Thank susankavanagh
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Close to the Museu do Teatro, it offers a complete display of historical costumes. The palace in which is located is nice, as are the adjacent gardens, even in their own right. It is a pity the early closing time (18.00), as they offer a...More

1  Thank JesLon
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

It's not in the centre of Lisbon. Many fashion pieces from different century. The building itself is worth to visit. Lovely garden. The garden is connecting the museum with 2 other museum.

Thank SurySwiss
Reviewed 5 March 2016

I liked the beautiful gardens better than good but the average museum.Having said that; the museum is a wonderfull rococo Quinta and the costume presentations are tastefully done and interesting.For 6,50 euro the museu do traje and teatro and the gardens can be visited.Easy to...More

1  Thank bas k
Reviewed 3 November 2015

This was definitely the most difficult museum to find - take a taxi or know how to use your GPS really well - but it was definitely worth the effort. The collection is quite good - especially the men's clothing - and the lovely faded...More

Thank MA9065
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

The building is very beautiful what makes the exhibition more interesting. I was expecting more costumes. Staff very prestative. Gardens to the teathre museum are beautiful.

Thank Zélia V
Reviewed 1 July 2015

For the fashion lovers this is a must see. You can find here the history of the fashion. And dont forget to visit the beautiful gardens!

Thank Francisco O
Reviewed 18 March 2013

A beautiful old palace with a collection of costumes and accessories displayed inside. A quiet and calm area away from the hustle and bustle of some museums. The staff are very knowlegeable and the guide book which is available in Portugese and English is well...More

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