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Carris Museum

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this is one to do if you have time it was a little step back in time very small museum and not busy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bas t
Brussels, Belgium
Ideal & a must for transport nuts

Set within the Carris(Lisbon's transport company) main gagrage/work sheds & located beneath the 25... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Stephen Charles S
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Carris is pleased to make public its memories and its contribution to Lisbon's growth for more than a century. This city has developed along with its public transport system.The existence of the Museum has two distinct and complementary reasons. The...more
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Rua 10 de Maio 101-103, Lisbon 1300-472, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is one to do if you have time it was a little step back in time very small museum and not busy which made it even better highly recommend it

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bas t
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Set within the Carris(Lisbon's transport company) main gagrage/work sheds & located beneath the 25 April Bridge After the first few rooms make sure you then take the short tram (very old tram) ride to the other sheds where there are many old trams & buses....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stephen Charles S
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We were fascinated by a newspaper reference to this Museum in the U.K., very positive, but confirming that it was off the tourist trail and little visited. So, on our first day we prioritised a trip and we were not disappointed. On a large site,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 16 September 2018

I went outside school term time so that might be the reason but it was dead quiet, in fact i was one of 3 people inside. A very well documented introduction into the history of transport of Lisbon and afterwards the fun part, an old...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kat S
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This museum has huge potential that's not being used. Anyways it's amazing and has a huge history and collection! My favourite part was all the bus models!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

A visit to this museum offers both insights into the history and development of the local transport through traditional methods in the initial part of the visit, but also the chance to be taken by tram through the depot and works complex to see larger...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank PNWTravellingLight
Reviewed 13 July 2018

My wife and I recently visited Lisbon and thoroughly enjoyed all that there to see and do. We spent the first five days in Lisbon and then the last two days after returning from Spain. On our last full day in Lisbon we visited the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank pparrothead
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Carris Museum was created in 1999. First tram-N°100 dates from 1873 and was pulled by hourses. There is exibited trams from:1901-1983-1924-1931, being these the oldest ones.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Manuel P
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Located virtually underneath the 25 de Abril Bridge of Lisbon in the Santo Amaro depot of the company Carris who run all the surface transport in Lisbon it is organized on two sections. The more interesting bit for any Londoner who isn’t old enough to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Steve_of_N21
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Split in to 3 sections - a history of the company, then a ride in a private tram to the other side of the complex where you can then see various trams from over the years plus a collection of buses before tram back to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank DepDawg
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1 November 2018|
Response from bsandrs | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as far as I know. Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays