Museu do Oriente

Type: Art & Culture, Art Museums, Attractions, Cultural Venues, History Museums, Museums

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The Orient Museum's permanent collection, exhibited under the banner 'Portuguese Presence in Asia – Heritage. Memory. Collections' brings together a rare and priceless cache of artefacts from...  Read More


  • Museums: "The top floor hosts temporary exhibitions of oriental art, and there's also a good café-restaurant."
  • Family-Friendly Museums: "Family tickets (two adults with up to three children under 18) are available, and guided tours can be arranged in advance."
  • Best for Museums Because: Showcasing art and applied arts from Eastern Europe, the Far East and Indian subcontinent, the museum's extensive collection exemplifies Portugal's cultural links with the Orient.
  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: This is one of the city's greatest museums, matched only by the Gulbenkian for the sheer exuberance of the collections.

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