Electricity Museum, Lisbon

4.5
#10 of 90 in Museums in Lisbon
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Built upon land reclaimed from the Tagus River, Electricity Museum showcases displays dedicated to industrial development, science, and energy. Pay a visit to the museum, housed in a former power station, and explore its exhibits and displays documenting the station's operation and inner workings. Learn about the origins and development of electricity, including the major figures in electrical engineering and the physical processes of electricity. If you're feeling creative, try your hand at one of the interactive experimental stations, where you can witness and experience different energy-related topics, including generation and solar power. Be sure to check the museum's online schedule for information about the frequent temporary exhibits that pass through. Use our Lisbon online itinerary planner to add Electricity Museum and other attractions to your Lisbon vacation plans.
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  • It seems to be in the past. It’s a real trip in a real place. This was the centre where all Lisbon’s electricity was made. Very very real. There’s a recreative area to make simple experiments...  more »
  • The coal-fired power station was awesome! You can walk through the inside of the burner, and explore all (!) parts of the power station. Also it is in a very good state and the building looks very...  more »
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