Teatro Romano (Roman Theatre)

Lisbon, Portugal

This museum shows Lisbon during the time of the Roman Empire. The theater was built in the first century BC by Emperor Augustus, then renovated in the time of Emperor Nero, 57 AD , such as to accommodate some 5,000 spectators.


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Founded: c. 27 BC
Category: Museums in Portugal

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Caitlin Sinclair (2 months ago)
Just wish I could join a dig here
Harry XY Roberts (4 months ago)
Much more to museum & excavation than spears from the street
Rajiv Dhir (14 months ago)
Interesting Museum, showing Roman ruins. Great viewpoint where yout can sit outside and enjoy views over lisbon, kinda halfway up if you are walking the whole way to Castelo de Sao Jorge. Good point to rest if you are unfit like me, Lisbon is lovely but full of hills
Michele Settepani (17 months ago)
What an amazing experience discovering the Roman history of Lisbon. All the staff was very helpful and friendly, and they all spoke English well. I really liked all the 3D representations they created. They often organise events in the museum (historical walks, theatre nights), so I highly suggested to keep up to date with those checking their website.
Prada Bvlgari (21 months ago)
Have no idea of the wonderful theatre that could have been built at this location. Provides a rough idea of the majesty of the Roman empire in Portugal. Surprising as all the rest Portuguese museums.
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