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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. Use our Belem travel itinerary maker to arrange your visit to National Coach Museum and other attractions in Belem.
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  • The National Coach Museum is a real gem. Fortunately these magnificent coaches have been preserved and cared for. The intricate carvings are amazing, though they can't have been to comfortable to ride...  more »
  • The Museum has changed, now you're in a place with a modern architecture, in the area of Bethlehem. This space is larger, allowing you to see with more clarity the coaches, sedans, has a large collection of carriages, from the 17TH century to the 19th century.
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  • If you like the story, take the time to visit this museum where are exposed several bicentenaries carriages in very good condition. The exhibition space is also surrounds him. Next door there is also a collection of carts of firefighters. PS: We visited the old part of the Museum... If you think to cross the street to see the other party. The visit is free the first Sunday of each month.
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  • An impressive, fantastic collection of ceremonial royal coaches throughout history. They are some more modern stage coaches too. The driverless units were interesting. That's all there is.
  • Very nice!! Simply a display of old royal coaches from long ago. No spectacular multimedia fanfare.. just coaches playing and simple. The facilities are great at this location though the janitorial staff should focus more on cleaning the bathrooms than gossiping in the bathroom.
  • We absolutely loved visiting here. It was a surprisingly interesting way to learn some Portuguese history while also enjoying superb craftsmanship of really old carriages. It was a surprise find for us but really should be on everyone's itinerary when visiting the Belem part of Lisbon
  • Very nice and organised place. Carriages are awesome and huge, it change all you know about old method for transportation.
  • Very interesting, cool collection of carrieges from the past and from several countries. Worth visiting.