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QUAKE – The Lisbon Earthquake Experience

Discover the powerful and immersive experience of Quake, The Lisbon Earthquake Experience, where you can relive the dramatic events of the devastating 1755 earthquake that shaped Lisbon’s history. Located in the heart of the Belém district, this attraction offers visitors a journey back in time through state-of-the-art technology, including 4D simulations, multimedia displays, and interactive exhibits.

Quake provides a deep dive into the causes and consequences of the earthquake, as well as its impact on Lisbon's architecture, culture, and society–and how world ideology moved away from religion. Witness the disaster's aftermath and the city's remarkable transformation through innovative exhibits that bring the past to life. Explore the reconstruction efforts that followed, leading to the Lisbon we know today.

Ideal for families, history enthusiasts, and curious travellers, Quake is an engaging, educational experience that combines entertainment and learning. Book your tickets online in advance to save time and ensure your preferred time slot. Step into the past and witness the resilience of Lisbon’s people as you gain a new appreciation for the city’s checkered history and its journey of renewal and revival.

Quake: Skip the line tickets


With this entrance ticket you can gain entry to the Quake: The Lisbon earthquake experience 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…

After checking in at the Reception, you will wait for the beginning of the experience in a designated area - together with a maximum group of 19 people, so that each person can properly enjoy the visit. As the earthquake simulator is part of the experience, as well as other interactive stations that require a certain emotional maturity, the visit is not allowed to children under six years of age. Access to the simulator platform is not recommended to people who are pregnant, with reduced mobility or any other health conditions susceptible to the simulator's movements. We would also like to inform you that before the beginning of the experience, you may test your RFID bracelet in an interactive station designed exclusively for that purpose - a member of the staff will be present to accompany you. After these initial minutes, your experience will begin, and it will last approximately 1h 40min. Expect the unexpected!.

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Quake Entrance

Visit Quake to learn about the seismic event that devastated Lisbon in 1755. Embarking on this immersive experience, you will walk through the streets of the lost city, re-visit the horrors and wonders of that era, and watch the drama unfold before you.

Get to know the heroes and villains from that time and enjoy being at the heart of the action that changed political, scientific and historical thinking, all around the world. With cutting-edge Earthquake Simulators, you will learn more about the origins of earthquakes and tsunamis and better understand why Lisbon was so affected in 1755.

Enter the world of modern seismology and the fascinating science of earthquakes. Learn how to be better prepared for these natural disasters through exhilarating and interactive exhibits. Walk the chaotic streets of medieval Lisbon and meet the inhabitants and relish the captivating architecture of a lost city.

Daily: 10h00 - 18h00 | Adult: €21.00, Concessionary: €19,00

Getting To The Quake

201, 714, 727, 728, 729, 751
15E & 18E
Linha Cascais trains stop at the Belém Train Station from Cais do Sodré

Contact Details
39 Rua Cais da Alfândega Velha, 1300-598 Lisbon, Portugal.
38° 41' 49.2" N | 09° 11' 49.9" W

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