Museu Do Oriente

Currently Closed
  • Address: Av. Brasília Doca de Alcântara Norte, 1350-362 Lisboa, Portugal, 1350-352, Lisbon
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +351-213585244
  • Fax: +1-213585215
  • Ticket Price: 6 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Family And Kids, Specialty Museum, Social, Arts, Museums

Museu Do Oriente - Review

Portugal enjoyed its own flourishing colonial period, finding much success in the Orient, Indonesia and Japan. The beautifully presented museum exhibits Portugal’s finds and appropriations from those lands, covering ceramics, textiles, furnishings, paintings, and masks.

Some of the museum’s highlights are:

  • Rare Chinese and Japanese screens and Ming porcelain
  • The Gods of Asia section
  • Antique snuff bottles

The museum is also a cultural centre that holds and organises frequent exhibitions and shows. There’s a restaurant on the top floor, and below, a cafe. Also check out the museum shop.

Museu Do Oriente Information

  • No animals, eating, smoking, touching, flash photography or animals.
  • Public parking close to the Museum and at the Alcantara Railway Station.

Museu Do Oriente Ticket Prices

  • Friday: Free entry 6pm-10pm
  • 6 -12: € 2,00
  • Seniors: € 3,50
  • Students: € 2,50
  • Family: € 14,00
  • Guided tours have their own different pricing.

Museu Do Oriente Hours

  • Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.

How To reach Museu Do Oriente by Public Transport

  • Buses 706 - 12 - 713 - 714 - 720 - 727 - 28 - 738 – 742 - 49 - 751 - 56 – 60
  • Trams 15E and 18E
  • Trains Cascais Line (Alcântara Station) and Azambuja Line (Alcântara Terra)

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TripHobo Highlights for Museu Do Oriente

  • Museu Do Oriente Address: Av. Brasília Doca de Alcântara Norte, 1350-362 Lisboa, Portugal, 1350-352, Lisbon
  • Museu Do Oriente Contact Number: +351-213585244
  • Museu Do Oriente Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Museu Do Oriente Price: 6 EUR
  • Time required to visit Museu Do Oriente: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Museu Do Oriente

  • 4.38% of people who visit Lisbon include Museu Do Oriente in their plan

  • 58.33% of people start their Museu Do Oriente visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Museu Do Oriente

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Museu Do Oriente

People normally club together National Museum Of Ancient Art and Museu Nacional De Arqueologia while planning their visit to Museu Do Oriente.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Museu Do Oriente Trips

Museu Do Oriente, Lisbon Reviews

  • Expected a larger exhibition but I think I came over too late. nicely presented, modern exhibition with video and audio assist and plenty of space. several in theme but different exhibitions.

  • A great start to learn about Portugal's relationship with Asia. I want to be educated further on Portugal's empires and the lasting effects in culture, food and political/economic ties.

  • A museum with heritage of India, China, Japan and several Far eastern territories emphasising Portugal's merchant seaman and colonial history . Starts from approximately 15th century and comes to 1980s which are mainly sent gifts to Portugal by those countries overseas. Displayed pieces are worth to see, but the inside atmosphere is dark ( actually complete black) decorated. That might make you feel sleepy. Air conditioner works very well inside so beware of bringing some long sleeves during your visit.

  • Great place to feel atmosphere of the Age of Discovery and its trails through Asia. The museum is a bit overlooked as we were enjoying the museum collection almost alone. Watching the black samurai armor, especially helmet, you can realize where the idea of Dart Weider's suit has come from :)

  • Excellent all around. Chinese opera exhibit is superb

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