MuDe - Design and Fashion Museum
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MuDe - Design and Fashion Museum

Lisbon's Museum of Design and Fashion celebrates the relations between the two professions. This well-loved museum has its permanent home in the Baixa district of Lisbon on the Rua Augusta. MUDE opened in 2009 on this spot after years of being situated in Belém. The building is a former bank headquarters and has over 2500 exhibits. MUDE is revered as being one of the best design museums in Europe.


The permanent collection includes 1200 pieces donated by Portuguese businessman Francisco Capelo, including a famous Jean Dessès gown that Renee Zellweger wore at the 2001 Oscars and Christian Dior's landmark 1947 New Look. The fashion collection consists of creations by some 230 designers including Charles & Ray Eames, Le Corbusier, Tom Dixon, Philippe Starck, Yves Saint Laurent, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Christian Dior, Chanel, Vivienne Westwood, Versace, and also Tommy Hilfiger, who offered one of his pieces. There are also over 200 pieces of product design objects such as; furnishings, glassware, iconic scooters and jewellery dating back from 1937 to the present day.

The basement and second-floor host temporary exhibitions, while the ground floor showcases the main collection. There's also spaces for conferences, courses, workshops and international meetings.

Tuesday – Friday: 10h00 – 20h00, Weekends: 10h00 – 22h00, Mondays: CLOSED

Getting to the MUDE

709, 711, 737, 745, 746, 759
Baixa-Chiado (Blue & Green lines)
Contact Details
24 Rua Augusta, 1100-053, Lisbon, Portugal.
38° 42' 32.7" N | 09° 08' 13.4" W | +351 218 171 892 |  Website