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08 December 2021
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Useful Information

Director: José Carlos Alvarez

Largo Júlio de Castilho - Lumiar
1600 - 483 LISBOA
Telephone (351) 217 567 620 | 217 543 920
E-Mail :

GPS Data:
Latitude: 38.775585
Longitude: -9.164994

Public Transport:
Buses: nº 703, 717, 736, 796 (Please check to confirm)
Underground: Lumiar Station (Yellow Line)
From the underground station of Lumiar it is five minutes on foot to the museum. The visitor is advised to consult the maps within the station, for outside the signals for directions can be found only from Avenida Padre Cruz onwards.

Opening Hours:
Museum and Botanic Park
Tuesday to Sunday: 10h00-13h00 - 14h00-18h00 (last entrance to the Museum at 12h30 and 17h30; Last entrance to the Park 17h)
Closed to the public all day: Mondays; 1st of January; Easter Sunday, 1st of May, Municipal Holiday (13th of June), December 24 and 25.

How to get to the Museum using the Lisbon Underground – click here

Entrance fee:
Normal Ticket : € 4,00 (Museum € 3,00 (Park)
Joint Ticket: € 6,00 (National Museum of Costume, National Theatre and Dance Museum, Monteiro-Mor Botanic Park)

50% Cartão Jovem (Youth Card)
50% Student Card – when the visitor is not included in a visiting study group
50% visitors with 65 years of age or more*
50% Family Ticket (4 elements or more)
50% Large Family Ticket (2 adults+children)*

- Free entrance on Sundays and bank holidays until 2 pm for all residents at the national territory
- Children up to the age of 12 – do not pay an entrance fee*
- Unemployed visitors who are resident in the European Union*
- Visitors with reduced mobility (> 60%) and 1 companion*
- Members of ICOM, ICOMOS and APOM*
- Tourism professionals who are on duty *
- All school groups who are visiting the museum on a study visit and who belong to schools recognised by the Ministry of Education have free entrance and free guided tour – bookings are to be made in advance and are obligatory*
- Groups who are accredited to Portuguese Institutions of Social Solidarity or Social Action Areas belonging to the Municipal Councils or other Institutions of Public Interest with the authorisation of the Cultural Heritage General Direction (Direção Geral do Património Cultural)*
- Members of Cultural Association, exclusively for groups who are Friends of Museums, Monuments, Palaces, Castles and Archaeological Sites*
- Journalists who are working or on duty**
- Researchers, conservation specialists, restorers, museology / cultural heritage professionals who are working or on duty*
- Voluntary staff with the Cultural Heritage General Direction (Direção Geral do Património Cultural) and 1 companion*
- The staff of the Cultural Heritage General Direction (Direção Geral do Património Cultural) and dependent services, with due identification.

* with documents to prove their status.
** with prior communication and documents to prove the authorization granted.

Accessibility to the surrounding areas:
The floor of Largo Júlio de Castilho has a pavement made of polished stones which is quite irregular.

Accessibility to the various parts of the Museum and its grounds:
The ground on the exterior is covered with gravel. In the patios, the floor is made of polished stones and is quite irregular.
At the Angeja-Palmela Palace there is a lift to the first floor.
In the park, the configuration of the terrain is on different levels which means there are various staircases giving access to different parts.

There is the possibility of alternative access for visitors with special locomotion needs, please ask for information previously at the shop/ticket office.

Rules and Regulations for visitors:
- Smoking is not allowed inside the Museum or in the Park.
- Taking photos with flash or tripod, or filming inside the Museum or the Park is not allowed, unless prior authorisation is granted.
- To step onto the exhibitions’ raised platforms and touching the exhibits is strictly forbidden.
- Mobile phones have to be switched off and put in silence mode during guided tours.
- The circulation on the visitation circuits has to be made in orderly and calm fashion, respecting the quality of the visit for others.
- Backpacks and other volumes must be deposited at the entrance at the beginning of the visit and collected at the end.
- To consume drinks or food is only allowed in the main patio and in meadow zones of the National Costume Museum Park.
- Children must be accompanied by an adult in the Park and it is recommended that special attention is given to avoid accidents, deriving from falls either in the park areas or lakes. Children cannot circulate without the proper supervision of adults.
- In the Park it strictly forbidden to step on the lawn or on the plant or flower beds. Ball games, climbing trees and circulating beyond the gravel areas are not allowed. .
- To report any occurrence, those responsible for the visiting group must contact the Museum staff immediately.

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