Lisboa Story Centre

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Tickets to Lisboa Story Centre

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10 hr. 9 min.
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  • Explore Lisbon's history in the most cutting-edge and contemporary setting possible, which is divided into 6 zones to provide both locals and visitors with the clearest possible cultural and historical references.
  • Through the use of different senses and emotions, the hour-long experience transports you to a trip of the most important details about the history of Lisbon.
  • The activity is appropriate for locals as well as tourists visiting the city, including teachers, families, children, and older persons.
  • A dedicated room in the Lisbon Story Center in Lisbon explains in great detail how the earthquake, tsunami, and fire that followed in 1755 utterly devastated Lisbon.
  • Explore Lisbon's history in the most cutting-edge and contemporary setting possible, which is divided into 6 zones to provide both locals and visitors with the clearest possible cultural and historical references.
  • Through the use of different senses and emotions, the hour-long experience transports you to a trip of the most important details about the history of Lisbon.
  • The activity is appropriate for locals as well as tourists visiting the city, including teachers, families, children, and older persons.
  • A dedicated room in the Lisbon Story Center in Lisbon explains in great detail how the earthquake, tsunami, and fire that followed in 1755 utterly devastated Lisbon.

Inclusions

  • Admission to Lisboa Story Centre
  • Audio guide
  • Access to Centre Shop
  • Temporary Exhibitions

Exclusions

  • Personal expenses
  • Tip: Keep Lisboa Story Centre (Praça do Comércio) as the first stop on your itinerary as you can get an interactive fun history lesson about each attraction in the city before heading out to further explore.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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  • Access both the Lisboa Story Centre and the Rua Augusta Arch for an extremely low price, and gain an understanding of Lisbon's rich cultural heritage.
  • At the Lisboa Story Centre, you can see displays on the last 2,600 years of Lisbon's past through the city's most memorable events, and learn more with an audio guide.
  • The Lisboa Story Centre is an interactive museum that features exhibits, movies, and animations about the city's history from Roman times to the present day.
  • Just 1-min away is the Rua Augusta Arch, a 19-century monument honoring the city's rebirth after the disastrous 1755 earthquake.
  • Enjoy spectacular views of the city and the Praça do Comércio plaza from Arch's vantage point in the heart of it all.
  • Access both the Lisboa Story Centre and the Rua Augusta Arch for an extremely low price, and gain an understanding of Lisbon's rich cultural heritage.
  • At the Lisboa Story Centre, you can see displays on the last 2,600 years of Lisbon's past through the city's most memorable events, and learn more with an audio guide.
  • The Lisboa Story Centre is an interactive museum that features exhibits, movies, and animations about the city's history from Roman times to the present day.
  • Just 1-min away is the Rua Augusta Arch, a 19-century monument honoring the city's rebirth after the disastrous 1755 earthquake.
  • Enjoy spectacular views of the city and the Praça do Comércio plaza from Arch's vantage point in the heart of it all.

Inclusions

Lisboa Story Centre

  • Admission to Lisboa Story Centre
  • Audio guide in 9 languages
  • Access to Centre Shop
  • Access to permanent and temporary exhibitions

Rua Augusta Arch

  • Admission to Rua Augusta Arch
  • Access to the top

Exclusions

Lisboa Story Centre & Rua Augusta Arch

  • Live guide

Lisboa Story Centre

  • Tip: You may escape the throngs of tourists and have a more tranquil experience by visiting in the off-peak season, between November and March.
  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility.
  • The audio guide is available in Portuguese, English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Russian, Mandarin Chinese, and Japanese.

Rua Augusta Arch

  • Tip: Remember that the weather in Lisbon may change on a dime, so it's smart to check the forecast before packing and dress comfortably.
  • The top of the Arch is only accessible through a spiral staircase, which may be difficult for those with limited mobility to navigate.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Lisboa Story Centre | Walk through 2600 years of Portuguese history

The Lisbon Story Centre is a cultural and interactive museum located in Lisbon, Portugal. It is designed to provide visitors with an immersive experience that explores the history and cultural identity of the city.

Things to know before booking your tickets for Lisboa Story Centre

  • Accessibility: Lisboa Story Centre is easily accessible for people with reduced mobility. 
  • Multilingual audio guide: Go for a guided tour of Lisboa Story Centre to learn about Portuguese history. The audio guide is available in 9 different languages. 
  • Combo tours: Opt for combo tours of Lisboa Story Center to explore two attractions with a single ticket.

Why visit the Lisboa Story Centre?

  • An immersive storytelling experience: The Lisboa Story Centre combines audiovisual elements and multimedia displays with interactive features to bring the history and culture of Lisbon to life.
  • Travel 2600 years back in time: The center provides a journey through time, offering visitors the opportunity to explore key historical events, and cultural milestones.
  • Discover Lisbon’s cultural identity: For both locals and tourists, the Lisboa Story Centre serves as a cultural hub, showcasing the unique traditions, arts, and architecture of Lisbon.
  • A great way to engage yourself: With its interactive exhibits and multimedia presentations, the Lisboa Story Centre is a family-friendly destination.
  • Starting point of Lisbon’s history: For tourists, the Lisboa Story Centre can be a starting point for exploring the city, since it provides a contextual understanding of Lisbon's history and culture.

Which Lisboa Story Centre ticket is best for you?

If you are a budget-conscious traveler

Go for: Entry tickets

Duration: 1-2 hours

Guide: Audioguide

  • Get entry to the Lisboa Story Centre at a price that is easy on your pocket. 
  • Save 5% by going for a combo tour of Lisboa Story Centre and Rua Augusta Arch. 

Recommended tours

If you are an enthusiastic explorer

Go for: Guided tours

Duration: 1-2 hours

Guide: Audioguide

  • Learn and explore at the same time with guided tours of Lisboa Story Centre. 
  • Your audio guide is available in 9 languages. These are English, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Russian, Mandarin and Japanese. 

Recommended tours  

Lisboa Story Centre Highlights

Myths and Realities

Here you explore the mythological beginnings of Lisbon. It also includes information about early conquerors and settlers on Portuguese soil. 

Global City

Visitors get to explore the atmosphere of a 16th-century Portuguese warehouse, and discover products from the New World that were transported in caravela ships. 

All Saints’s Day of 1755

On this day, the very roots of Portugal were shaken by a Great Earthquake. Experience the earthquake and its aftermath for yourself in this area. 

Pombal’s Vision

Carrying on from the disastrous consequences of the earthquake, this area explores the new vision to modernize the city and its subsequent reconstruction. 

Terreiro do Paço

In this area, visitors get to explore Lisbon’s entire history. From early civilizations to the present day this area covers everything about Portuguese history. 

Exploring Lisbon

Located on the first floor of Lisbon Story Centre, this area showcases a virtual scale model of the capital. You can explore the city’s architecture and experience its evolution. 

Plan your visit to Lisboa Story Centre

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Opening time: Daily, 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

31st December and 1st January, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Last entry: 6:00 PM

31st December and 1st January, 4:00 PM 

Closed: 25th December

Best time to visit: To avoid crowds, plan your visit to Lisboa Story Centre during the off-peak season that runs between November and March. 

Address: Praça do Comércio 78, 1100-148 Lisboa, Portugal

Find on maps. 

  • By metro: Blue line
    Nearest stop: Terreiro do Paço
  • By bus: 206, 210, 711,728, 732, 735, 736, 759, 760, 781, 782
    Nearest stop: Pç. Comércio
  • By tram: E15, E25
    Nearest stop: Pç. Comércio
  • By car: 11.7 km from Humberto Delgado Airport
    Car parking: Underground parking in Town Hall Square
     Overground parking near Campo das Cebolas

  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Exhibition halls
  • Information centre
  • Shop
  • Go for guided tours to simultaneously learn and explore the Lisboa Story Centre. 
  • Start your exploration of Lisbon from the Lisboa Story Centre. The attraction teaches you about the popular attractions of Lisbon. 
  • The audio guide is available in 9 different languages such as English, Portuguese, Mandarin, Spanish, and Japanese. 
  • If you have the time, go for combo tours that let you explore Lisboa Story Centre and the famous Rua Augusta Arch. 
  • All parts of Lisboa Story Centre are accessible to people with reduced mobility. The attraction also has adapted toilets for wheelchair users. 

  • Can the Can Lisboa: Enjoy traditional Portuguese dishes with views of the sea at Can The Can, which is located 550 m from Lisboa Story Centre. 
  • Pizzaria Tapas La Familia: Located 650 m from Lisboa Story Centre, the Pizzaria Tapas serves delicious pizzas and tapas. They also offer some vegetarian options. 
  • Eating Bear: Located 750 m from Lisboa Story Centre, Eating Bear is a cozy spot to enjoy Portuguese fusion food, tapas, and some delicious Portuguese wines. 
  • Black Pavilion Restaurant: Situated 2.6 km from Lisboa Story Centre, Black Pavilion serves great cocktails and offers outdoor seating for visitors. 

Budget: Pensão Prata (240 m), Hotel LX Rossio (480 m), Hotel Inn Rossio (780 m). 

Mid-range: Madalena by The Beautique Hotels (1.1 km), Hotel da Baixa (2.2 km), EPIC SANA Marquês Hotel (3 km). 

Luxury: Pousada de Lisboa (210 m), Santiago de Alfama (540 m), Corpo Santo Lisbon Historical Hotel (600 m). 

Beyond Lisboa Story Centre

Rua August Arch

Located 1.8 km from Lisboa Story Centre, Rua Augusta Arch is an iconic triumphal arch located in the heart of Lisbon. 

São Jorge Castle

Located 1.6 km from Lisboa Story Centre, the São Jorge Castle is a historic castle that provides panoramic views of Lisbon. 

Jerónimos Monastery

Located 7.3 km from Lisboa Story Centre, Jerónimos Monastery is A UNESCO World Heritage site known for its Manueline architecture.

Frequently asked questions about Lisboa Story Centre tickets

How much is a ticket to Lisboa Story Centre?

A Lisboa Story Centre ticket can cost between €7 to €9.97, depending on the kind of ticket you purchase. 

How to book tickets to Lisboa Story Centre?

You can purchase tickets for Lisboa Story Centre either online or offline. It is advisable to book tickets online since it saves time and money. 

Why should I book Lisboa Story Centre tickets online?
  • Convenient: It is very easy and quick to book tickets online. You can book online tickets any time and from anywhere. 
  • Cheaper rates: Online tickets tend to cost less than tickets that are purchased directly at the attraction. 
  • Different options: Be it guided tours or combo tours, you can choose from different ticket options online. 
  • Cancellation policy: Online tickets can easily be canceled for a full refund. 
What do Lisboa Story Centre tickets include?

The inclusion of the ticket varies according to the kind of ticket you have purchased. Standard tickets give access to the Lisboa Story Centre whereas combo tour tickets include access to the Story Centre and Rua Augusta Arch. 

How do I access the sub-attractions of Lisboa Story Centre?

Lisboa Story Centre tickets include access to all the different areas inside the attraction. 

What is the cancellation policy for Lisboa Story Centre tickets?

Tickets can be canceled 24 hours before the experience for a full refund.

How long does it take to complete a tour of the Lisboa Story Centre?

It takes around 1-2 hours to complete a Lisboa Story Centre tour.