Electricity Museum

A huge space dedicated to engineering, science, and exploring the history of Lisbon's electricity

A huge space dedicated to engineering, science, and exploring the history of Lisbon’s electricity

0-18 years: Free; Adults: €5; +65 years: € 2.50; Students: € 2.50 ; MAAT Members: Free; MAAT & Central: €9

Av. Brasília
Alcântara
+351 210 028 130, website
Sun – Mon, 12h – 20h; Wed – Sat, 12h – 20h

If you’re into ovens, coal, gears, and how steampunk providing energy once was and could be again, this is certainly worth a visit. There’s a space downstairs intended to teach kids (and playful adults) how energy works for free. There are other spaces inside the huge brick building which host temporary exhibitions featuring architecture, fine arts, and contemporary art shows, the most successful of which was the Alexandre Farto (aka Vhils) show a while back. These exhibitions are not free but they are usually not that expensive, depending. The very new, very modern MAAT museum has finally opened to the west of this old space, which makes a beautiful contrast of old and new on the waterfront. Combined tickets are available at either location.

Share:

Facebook
Twitter
Pinterest
LinkedIn
WhatsApp
On Key

You May Also Like

Restaurant Xiang

Legal Chinese with legit ingredients, even though it’s a buffet

O Recanto

Delicious traditional Portuguese food served as it should be

Trobadores

Wenches serve wine and mead in clay jars and choriço grilling on an open flame right at your table. Great beer selection, great vibe, a rare find in this touristy area.

Irish & Co.

An impersonal Irish bar chain by the river with a kitchen that’s always open

O Norte da China

Not a buffet sushi roll in sight at this 24-year-old Chinese classic

Newsletter

Subscribe to
the Atlas Lisboa Newsletter

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close