Museu de Lisboa – Torreão Poente do Terreiro do Paço

The Museum of Lisbon is a multi-branched museum comprised of five distinct spaces: Palácio Pimenta, Roman Theatre, Saint Anthony Museum, Casa dos Bicos and the West Tower. The first four spaces present long duration exhibitions that complement one another despite having their own distinct themes.

The West Tower of Terreiro do Paço is located on a site that, prior to the 1755 earthquake, contained the Paços da Ribeira (which King Manuel I ordered built in the early 16th century as the official royal residence in Portugal). Part of the structure of the officially named Praça do Comércio – one of the largest squares of its kind in Europe – it has been transformed in recent years into a space for medium duration exhibitions of a wide variety of themes related to the culture and history of Lisbon.


Accessible for people with reduced mobility.

Exhibition Room
Praça do Comércio, 1
1100-148 Lisboa

Only during temporary exhibitions
11 AM to 5 PM (Tuesday to Sunday)
Closed on Mondays and on 1 January, 1 May and 25 December.
Last entry: 30 minutes before closing.

711, 714, 728, 732, 735, 736, 759, 760, 781, 782
Terreiro do Paço
15, 25
Praça do Município