Museu do Teatro Romano

Type: Architecture, Attractions, Family Friendly, Free Attractions, Historic Sites, History Museums, Museums, Sightseeing, Unusual

Map / Directions 10Best Says

The partially excavated ruins of Lisbon's Roman amphitheatre require some imagination to envisage how this 5,000-seat arena must have once looked, but it's still nevertheless worth a detour. Laid out...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

Due to COVID-19, please check with the attraction for the most recent updates to their opening hours.

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Free Things to Do: "While the museum is a paid-for attraction, visitors to the free to enter theatre ruins are able to admire a series of excavated foundations set within the museum from an exterior gallery above."
  • Historic Sites: "As a curtain raiser, visit the museum first, which highlights Roman civilization in Olissippo from the 1st century up until the mid-5th century AD."
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: This is the only vestige of a Roman amphitheatre in Portugal and serves as a reminder of a unique period in Lisbon's long and illustrious history.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: A free attraction, the museum and adjacent theatre does a pretty good job in highlighting what the site would have looked like back in the day.

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