New General Regulations for Ticketing and Access to Museums

24 de August, 2023

Entrance to museums, monuments and palaces protected by the Directorate-General for Cultural Heritage, including the Soares dos Reis National Museum, will become free on Sundays and public holidays for citizens residing in Portugal from September 1st. .

The published regulation also updates the entry fees for these spaces dependent on the Directorate-General for Cultural Heritage, in accordance with Order No. 8030/2023 published on August 4th in the Diário da República.


This regulation establishes the rules and visiting conditions applicable to Museums, Monuments and Palaces, organically dependent on the DGPC, setting the respective admission prices, discounts and free fees, as well as the general access conditions.


Free access conditions continue to be guaranteed to all citizens residing in the national territory on Sundays and holidays, which is why the rule on free access provided for in Order No. 5401/2017, published in the Diário da República on June 9th, without inhibiting the possibility of adopting a Special Ticket (“Donation Ticket”), which will be free all day and not just until 2pm.


This order comes into force on September 1, 2023.