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Museu do Oriente, Lisbon

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Museu do Oriente photo LEFT: Visitors admire a display in the "Gods of Asia" permanent exhibition.

Visitor information

Location: The Museu do Oriente is in Lisbon's port area, next to a yacht marina. Its address is Av. Brasília, Doca de Alcántara (Norte), and the building is between the main road and the water. Car parking is nearby, or you can reach the museum on foot from the city center if you don't mind a 30-minute walk.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily except Monday; open until 10 p.m. on Friday, with free admission from 6 to 10 p.m. Closed December 25 and January 1.

Public transportation: (Bus) 12, 28, or any of several other lines; (Tram) 15E, 18E; (Train) Get off at the Alcântara Mar stop on the CP's Lisbon-Cascais commuter line from the Cais do Sodré, or at the Alcântara Terra stop on the  CP's Azambuja line.

Parking: Use the public parking near the museum or at the Alcântara railroad station.

Accessibility: The museum and its facilities are wheelchair-acccessible. Visitors with poor night vision might want to watch their step in the galleries, which are kept dark to show off objects in the illuminated display cases.

Web site: For ticket prices, a map, and other current information, see the "Your Visit" pages at www.museudooriente.pt.

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