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Opening hours:
Tuesday to Sunday, from 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Lunch hours: some exhibitions may close at lunchtime (12.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.) during certain periods of the year - please ask at the reception desk

Last admissions:
Main entrance: 5.45 p.m.
Eastern entrance: 5.30 p.m.

Monday to Friday from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

First Saturday of each month from November to June from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

How to contact the Museum’s Library:

Librarian: Lívia Cristina

Professional Technician: Maria do Carmo Vale

E-mail: biblioteca@mnarqueologia.dgpc.pt


Other internal services:
Monday to Friday: 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 a.m., 2.00 p.m. - 5.30 p.m.
Educational Services - Monday to Friday, from 10.00 a.m. to 12.30 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
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Educational Services

The Museum closes: on Mondays, on Easter Sunday, on 1st May, on 25th December and on 1st January

Admission fees:

Regular ticket: 5,00 €


Free Admittance:
- 1st Sunday of each month for individual visits and small groups up to 12 people
- Children up to 12 years old *
- Visitors
with reduced mobility (60% of incapacity) and 1 accompanying person *
- Visitors
in a situation of unemployment residing in the European Union *
- ICOM, ICOMOS and APOM members *
- Investigators, conservators, museology and/or heritage professionals when exercising *
Journalists at work with previous notification *
Teachers and students of any grade, including Senior Universities, while in proven study visit by previous reservation *
Accredited groups from Portuguese Social Solidarity Institutions or of Social Action Areas belonging to local municipalities or other institutions of public interest with prior permission from DGPC
Cultural associations' members *
Volunteers working with Direção-Geral do Património Cultural (DGPC) and 1 accompanying person *

% Reduction:
- Visitors with or over 65 years old *
- Student's Card *
- Youth Card *
- Large Family (2 adults + children)
Family Ticket (from 4 members with first degree relationship or equivalent)*


* Valid ID or proof of entitlement required


At the Receptions the visitors can still get tickets for the following Tours:


- THE DISCOVERIES TICKET (Jerónimos Monastery and Belém Tower): € 12.00

- THE JERÓNIMOS TICKET (Jerónimos Monastery and National Museum of Archaeology): € 12.00

- THE “PRAÇA DO IMPÉRIO” (EMPIRE SQUARE) TICKET (Jerónimos Monastery, Belém Tower and National Museum of Archaeology: € 16.00

- THE PIER OF HISTORY TICKET (Jerónimos Monastery, Belém Tower, National Museum of Archaeology, Popular Art Museum, National Museum of Ethnology and National Coach Museum): € 25.00


Jerónimos Monastery: € 10.00 (regular price);

Tower of Belém: € 6.00 (regular price);

Visitors over 65 years - 50%;

Student Card - 50% (*);

Youth Card - 50% (*);

Large Family (2 adults + children) - 50% (*);

Family Ticket (from 4 members with first degree relationship, duly legally proven) - 50% (*);

Purchases over 250 tickets by typology and with minimal advance of 48h - 7.5%;

Purchases over 500 tickets by typology and with minimal advance of 48h - 10%;

Purchases over 1000 tickets by typology and with minimal advance of 48h - 15%;


(*) It requires the correspondent written document


Guided tours

Guided tours by the Educational Services and study visits organized by the Educational Institutions (by reservation confirmed by the Educational Services);

Specific Academic Tours (by reservation confirmed by the Museum’s Director) - 1,00 € per person;

Guided Tours during opening hours (available at www.patrimoniocultural.gov.pt, by reservation confirmed by the Museum’s Director) - 60,00 € per group (maximum 30 people);

Guided Tours out of the opening hours (by reservation confirmed by the Museum’s Director) - Adds 100% to the ticket price for each hour.

Access for the disabled:
All exhibition and welcoming areas are accessible to visitors who move in wheelchairs. 

Museu Nacional de Arqueologia
Praça do Império. 1400 - 206 LISBOA

Telephone number:
(351) 213620000
(351) 213620025

(351) 213620016



Getting here:
- By bus in Lisbon: 714, 727, 728, 751, 729
- By bus from the Sintra line: 113, 149
- By tram: 15
- By train: Cascais line (Belém's Train station)
- By ferry: Belém's pier

for regulations and acquisition forms for photography and filming: see the General Directorate of Cultural Heritage (DGPC) site



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