The Museu de Marinha or The Navy Museum is a seafaring museum based in Lisbon, devoted to all facets of the history of navigation in Portugal.
The Portuguese Navy administers this museum, situated in Belém's tourist district.
It inhabits a portion of the neo-Manueline Western side wing of the Jerónimos Monastery along with the National Museum of Archaeology, plus a modern annex constructed to the Monastry's North. King Luís I is connected with the history of the museum. He was an accomplished navigator and had a keen interest in oceanographic studies.
In the year 1863, he started collecting goods connected to the conservation of Portugal's maritime history.Places nearby:
Belem Tower: Lisbon's Fortress on the Tagus 0 km / 0 mi
Things to do in Ajuda, Portugal 1 km / 1 mi
The National Museum of Ancient Art: Portugal Pays Tribute to the Antiquity 4 km / 2 mi
Jardim Zoologico: World Class Animal Sanctuary in Lisbon 6 km / 3 mi
See Fantastic Sea Creatures At The Lisbon Oceanarium 12 km / 7 mi