National Coach Museum, Belem

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Featuring a fine collection of historical coaches and carriages, National Coach Museum ranks among the most visited museums of the city. Located in a former horse training and exhibit venue from 1787, the museum holds vehicles as old as four centuries, one of which was used by King Philip II of Portugal. See the extravagant Baroque coach used by King John V in 1715, and browse numerous other models made in Italy, Portugal, France, Spain, Austria, and England. You can also view cavalry accessories, ceremonial weapons, costumes, coach engravings, and equestrian game memorabilia. See National Coach Museum and all Belem has to offer by arranging your trip with our Belem trip maker site .
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  • My large family and I visited this museum one hot afternoon pretty much looking for a break from the heat. We were pleasantly surprised to find a very well out together exhibit. It seemed like somethi...  more »
  • It is a museum spread out in two halls. I got to see a carriage dating back to the 17th-18th century and One can see the evolution from those days to the era of the car.  more »
  • Hi all, super recommended a visit to this Museum! Amazing from all ages! Sophisticated Museum! Highly recommended!
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  • Very disappointed that when we decided to make the trip on the Tuesday they had decided to take another day off. We weren't the only disappointed travellers. Opening times should be better publicised.
  • It was very beautiful, but you're going through it very quickly. You can do this quick museum in two hours, but definitely worth all two of them!
  • So interesting to see how they keep the carriage so well. I enjoyed the visit very informative
  • Who knew - a coach museum can blow you away! Very well designed space that brings history to life.
  • Definitely has to be one of the more unique museums that I have been to. An amazing collection of coaches which tells the story of this particular era in transportation right down to the uniforms that the staff would have worn. Some of the collection is amazingly functional while other parts is so beautiful.

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