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31 Mar 2018
21 Feb 2018
“nice little modern museum and few old machines”
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Rua do Alviela 12, Lisbon 1170-012, Portugal
+351 21 810 0215
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

This old water pumping station is terrific in every way. The dispalys are superbly put togetehr and are of the highest qualty. The steam engines are magnificent. So well kept and so much of the place accessible. Brilliantly clean and painted - you could eat...More

Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 22 February 2018

This museum can be reached walking from Santa Apolonia station which is only few minutes away, last station of the blue metro line. The museum offers a movie about the historic water supply system in Lisbon, then you walk through a room with modern information...More

Thank sarahamina
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Well worth the climb up to the top for the views but not suitable for disabled or pushchairs as stairs very narrow up and worse coming down as quite dark and steep This is one of the few original buildings in Lisbon to have survived...More

Thank Denise L
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Beautiful view from the top. Peaceful and cool inside. Great view of the aqueduct from the inside. The map of the entire early system helps one to understand how water moves through Lisbon.

Thank Kathleen E
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My wife and I stopped by for a visit as it was close to our hotel. There is a large indoor reservoir to see and then you can climb to the top of the building for some nice views over the Rato area and across...More

Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This water museum gathers together the history of water supplies in Lisbon since Roman Times. It is only a small building but you get a clear picture of the city's water utility with information about consumption and treatment works. The old pumping machinery from the...More

1  Thank vuepoint
Reviewed 15 April 2016

We really enjoyed this small museum. You get a glimpse of the development of water as a public utility in Lisbon, from the Roman times till the present. There's also general information about water consumption and treatment, the environment, etc. Finally, the 19th century pumping...More

1  Thank Beverly J
Reviewed 8 September 2013

The real beautiful part of this museum, which I recommend is in Amoreiras. There is very few information how to get there. Mãe de água water very big reservoir is in Amoreiras It aimed to receive and distribute the water provided by the Águas Livres...More

3  Thank ArturVictoria
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