TUESDAYS TO SUNDAYS
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday to Sunday
10:00 am to 18h00 (last entry at 17h30)
Closed on Mondays, 1 January, Easter Sunday, 1 May, 24 June and 25 December
General ticket: €8.00
Buy your ticket here by selecting Museu Nacional Soares dos Reis
Free entry on Sundays and public holidays from 10am to 6pm for all citizens resident in Portugal
Additional information about exemptions, discounts, special tickets and general rules | Order 8030/2023
Entry is not permitted with suitcases, umbrellas or other large objects. The Soares dos Reis National Museum provides lockers free of charge for this purpose.
To visit the Soares dos Reis National Museum independently and in your own time, we provide informative support itineraries.
Visit guide – History of the Soares dos Reis National Museum
Visit guide – Artists in the collections of the Soares dos Reis National Museum
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The Soares dos Reis National Museum is in a central area of the city, near the Santo António General Hospital and the Palácio de Cristal.
[Road traffic will be subject to possible constraints, depending on the construction of the new Pink Line of the Porto Metro]
Coming from Praça Filipa de Lencastre, use the Almadas Tunnel with an immediate exit at Rua D. Manuel II.
From Praça Mouzinho de Albuquerque (Rotunda da Boavista) take Rua Júlio Dinis to Rua D. Manuel II.
From Avenida dos Aliados, turn in the direction of Praça Filipa de Lencastre and go up to Rua de Ceuta. Follow Rua José Falcão, Praça Guilherme Gomes Fernandes, Praça Gomes Teixeira (also known as Praça dos Leões), Largo Professor Abel Salazar, Rua Clemente Menéres and finally Rua D. Manuel II.
The Campanhã Intermodal Terminal (TIC) offers a wide range of public transport – metro, train and bus.
At the TIC you can transfer to S. Bento station. From here, you’ll reach the Museum in 20 minutes on foot, walking up Rua dos Clérigos, Rua dos Carmelitas, Praça Gomes Teixeira, Largo Professor Abel Salazar, Jardim do Carregal and Rua D. Manuel II.
STCP lines with stops near the museum: 200, 207, 302, 300, 601, 602, 507, 501, 201.
Lines A, B, C, E, F with a stop at Carolina Michaelis station and Line D with a stop at S. Bento station, both a 20-minute walk from the Soares dos Reis National Museum.
There are several car parks in the vicinity of the Soares dos Reis National Museum. School and tourist buses stop in front of the Museum long enough for passengers to leave, but they do not stay. Passenger collection must be arranged in advance with the driver. The collection of passengers must be arranged in advance with the driver.
The Soares dos Reis National Museum aims to guarantee the best access conditions to the building and the exhibitions so that the visit becomes a great experience.
Access to the Museum
Nearby car parks;
Accessible pavements and access roads;
Parking spaces for 6 bicycles.
Inside the Museum
Lifts allowing access to all floors;
Accessible ramps on floor 0;
Stairs with handrails;
Exhibition rooms with a wide, obstacle-free circuit;
Break and rest areas with benches in the exhibition circuit;
Accessible toilets on floors 0 and 1;
Programme aimed at different audiences;
Publicity for associations of people with disabilities (PwD).
Clear and accessible language in the texts available;
Subtitling in Portuguese and English.
Staff at the reception and service desk can provide more detailed information.
At the Soares dos Reis National Museum you can enjoy two garden areas, the Camellia Garden and the Rainha D. Amélia Velodrome Garden.
In the Camellia Garden, located in the centre of the building and accessed via the riding arena, you can see various species of Camellia.
In the Rainha D. Amélia Velodrome Garden, which is the result of a landscaping project by the architect Fernando Távora, you can see a significant part of the Lapidary collection, as well as material memories of the Rainha D. Amélia Velodrome, inaugurated in 1894.