Famous Museums in Porto

The museums in Porto give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Porto with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Porto. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Porto.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Porto.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Porto:

  1. Soares Dos Reis National Museum

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    The Soares dos Reis National Museum is a picture of elegance and tremendous beauty – inside and out. The museum was founded in 1911 and happens to be Portugal’s first art museum. It is housed in the lavish Carrancas Palace and named after famous Portuguese sculptor Soares dos Reis.  The ‘Estado Novo’ (New State) of Portugal placed tremendous importance in preservat...Read more
  2. Museu Militar Do Porto

    Tags: Museum, Military Museum, History Museum, Specialty Museum

    Museu Militar do Porto was established in 1977 will the aim of preserving Portugal’s military history. The idea of a military museum was conceived by an artist around the turn of the 19th century when he began documenting military history. When this stupendous collection was presented before the Portuguese President in 1920, the state began formulating a plan for a consolidated military m...Read more
  3. Museu Romantico

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    The Museu Romantico or the Romantic Museum has a rather privileged space on the banks of the River Duoro, affording it brilliant views of the city and the river. It is situated almost a stone’s throw away from the gardens of Crystal Palace. The museum is housed in the bourgeois Macieirinha Farm building with dates back to the 19th century. Certain areas of the building such as the chapel,...Read more
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    Peter Shakles

    Great museum. Not over-cluttered with exhibits, easy to get around. Good cafe and also a buffet restaurant. Lovely interesting gardens with tree walk, lake and modern sculptu...

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    Dee Roytenberg

    Nice exhibition of Picasso etchings going on there right now, until the end of September. You get a free glass of port with the ticket.

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  6. Museu Fc Porto / Fc Porto Museum Image
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    Adelina Goncalves

    As Portista 💙 of course I enjoyed to see the museum. A great experience. A lot of history of this club. Amazing. Well recommend 🇵🇹👍🏻

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  7. Centro Portugues De Fotografia

    Tags: Museum, Photo Gallery, Specialty Museum

    Explore Portugal through someone else’s eyes. Centro Português de Fotografia is the place for photography aficionados. And who in the world does not like photographs? The five storey building is dedicated to large exhibitions of award winning photographs from Portugal through the ages. They also have a huge collection of vintage cameras on display. The centre was opened in 1997 by t...Read more
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    Mikef888 Michael

    Fascinating display of not only trams, but the supporting power generation required, all in the original warehouse depot. Truly amazing! A little pricey at 8 euros entry, or 5.6...

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  9. Port Walkers - Free Walking Tours Image
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    Christina S

    My boyfriend and me did the morning tour with Anna and the afternoon tour with Maria. Both of them did a really great job! They are passionate, local guides who know their city ...

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