National Coach Museum (Museu Nacional dos Coches)
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National Coach Museum (Museu Nacional dos Coches)

Immerse yourself in the opulent world of royal transportation at the National Coach Museum in Belém. This iconic museum houses one of the most impressive collections of royal carriages in the world, offering visitors a glimpse into Portugal's regal past.

Step into a realm of extravagance as you marvel at the meticulously preserved coaches, adorned with intricate carvings, gilded embellishments, and luxurious fabrics. Explore the evolution of transportation from the 16th to the 19th century, with each carriage telling a unique story of its royal passengers and the grand events they attended.

Located in the historic district of Belém, the National Coach Museum is a must-visit attraction for tourists seeking to immerse themselves in Portugal's rich cultural heritage. Whether you're a history enthusiast, an art lover, or simply curious to witness the splendour of royal life, a visit to this museum promises an unforgettable experience.

National Coach Museum: Skip the line tickets

National Coach Museum

With this entrance ticket you can gain entry to the National Coach Museum at your leisure. Book with confidence with FREE CANCELLATION Buy online before you arrive to avoid queues and have the convenience of the e-ticket on your phone…

• The price includes a single entrance to the venue. Tiqets covers the cost of payment processing and provides you with customer service seven days a week.

• Show your smartphone ticket at the turnstiles

• Admission to National Coach Museum only

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National Coach Museum (Museu Nacional dos Coches)

National Coach Museum (Museu Nacional dos Coches) new building

Established in 1905, the National Coach Museum in Lisbon showcases a rich collection that epitomises the opulence of Portuguese royal dynasties. Featuring exhibits dating back to the 17th century, including coaches once owned by King Philip II, as well as open carriages, chaises, cabriolets, and sedan chairs from the 19th century, the museum offers a fascinating journey through centuries of carriage technology and artistic styles.

In addition to the impressive vehicles, the collection includes accessories like dress uniforms, harnesses, and cavalry uniforms, providing insight into the era's grandeur. Formerly housed in the Royal Riding School wing of Belém Palace, the museum relocated to a purpose-built facility designed by acclaimed architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha in the early 2000s. Today, it stands as one of Lisbon's top attractions, offering visitors a captivating glimpse into Portugal's royal heritage and a memorable experience during their time in Belém.

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NEW BUILDING: Tuesday to Sunday: 10am-6pm (last entry 5:30pm). Closed on Mondays | Adult: €8.00

OLD ROYAL RIDING SCHOOL: Wednesday to Monday: 10h-18h (last entry 17:30h). Closed on Tuesdays. | Adult: €5.00

Getting to the Coach Museum

28, 714, 727, 729, 751
Linha Cascais trains stop at the Belém Train Station opposite the new building Timetable

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Contact Details
136 Avenida da Índia, 1300-300, Lisbon, Portugal.
38° 41' 47.9"N | 09° 12' 00.9"W | +351 210 732 319 |  Website
National Coach Museum (Museu Nacional dos Coches)