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Museu do Combatente

Forte do Bom Sucesso, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
+351 919 903 210
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Worthy topic but small

the museum is located in a former fort overlooking the river front, there are various sections... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andrew R
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
Nice small museam

The Torre de Belem was crowded and the line wasn't moving so I decided to try the Museu do... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
wdc3293
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Shiloh,Illinois
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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 scale showing the history of aviation of the XXth century, exhibitions from Navy, Air Force, Army and Security Forces.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Forte do Bom Sucesso, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
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"military museum"
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"portuguese army"
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"war history"
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"model aircraft"
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"belem tower"
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"air force"
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"small display"
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"per adult"
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"great museum"
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"worth a visit"
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"trenches"
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"guns"
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"colonies"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed December 28, 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 December 10, 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

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Reviewed December 9, 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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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

This is located in the fort down by the Tower of Belem. It is directly behind the memorial to all the Portuguese soldiers killed in the various colonial wars from the 60’s until the early 70’s. This in itself is worth a visit as it...More

Thank William C
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

Located near the historic Belem Tower and the Mosteiro dos Jeronimos in Belem in the west of Lisbon,quite near the BELEM Towers. Admission is just €4 per person , tickets from the small shop next door , lots to see if you are interested in...More

Thank Jonathan R
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Tickets were €4.00 per person. The musuem is inside and outside, so nice to seek shelter from the sun or rain for moment. Various info about Portugal and their military history and forces. Most of it is however in Portuguese. If you're interested in seeing...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

Great location and interesting information. Cheap and keeps u busy for än hour. Not that much info in English i recomend this place

Thank Philip N
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