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Museu do Combatente

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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A military museum in a fort!

A great little museum with a fantastic location. Based in an old fort by the river Tejo, the... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
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Museum on military history

Museu do Combatente located by the side of Torre de Belem is worth visiting. Apart from memorise... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Hong Kong, China
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This attraction is right beside the Tower Of Belem in Lisbon and it is a fort built in the 1780's. Contains Combatant´s Museum, with exhibitions from great war to peace operations. You can enter a trench of great war and see 500 planes all made in...more
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Forte do Bom Sucesso, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Forced guided tour with guide whom did not speak proper English. In general the tour was very bad and boring to be honest.

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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

A great little museum with a fantastic location. Based in an old fort by the river Tejo, the Portuguese veterans association have gathered an interesting collection of objects, models and art. The ww1 installation is also good. I only wish someone would bother translating some...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Museu do Combatente located by the side of Torre de Belem is worth visiting. Apart from memorise those Portuguese who died in the colonial wars in the seventies, visitors can also find weapons and details on wars thereat. Entry fee of 4 Euro per person...More

Reviewed 16 June 2018

My wife and I recently visited Lisboa, Portugal and spent the first couple of days touring the city of Lisboa (Lisbon)...There are so many sights and attractions in Lisbon that you would probably need a moth or more to really make a dent in seeing...More

Thank pparrothead
Reviewed 30 March 2018

the museum is located in a former fort overlooking the river front, there are various sections covering the navy, air-force and army. The museum is compact but worth an hour if you are in the area

Thank 235AndrewR
Reviewed 28 March 2018

The Torre de Belem was crowded and the line wasn't moving so I decided to try the Museu do Combatente. Nice museum with a low entrance fee. Nice WW1 walk through the trenches display. It also has a few military vehicles and several rooms with...More

Thank wdc3293
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Stuck miles from a metro best way is to visit on a tour bus.The museum has a lot of model aircraft,of little interest.When you come to the last room this has English translation.It sets out the trouble stored up by the dictatorship to free the...More

Thank wingate
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Portugal had a fairly vast network of Colonies around the world in their day and they didn't always give them up peaceably ! This small museum is a reminder/tribute to the fallen and in my opinion is tastefully done and a real reminder of the...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

I went to this museum only because it was very close to the Belem tower. The place showcases artillery and military vehicles and accessories from the history of Portugal but there is really nothing special and you would not miss anything if you do not...More

Thank rezasattarzadeh
Reviewed 9 December 2017

The Museum near the Tower of Belem contained all the information relating to the colonial war in the 20th century when many Portuguese soldiers were killed. Admission ticket of 4 Euro per person is required. For those history lovers, the place is good for information...More

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