Museum of Lisbon / Palace Pimenta
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Here among other things you can see Lisbon before the biggest earthquake in Portugal, (1955) that destroyed half of the city.
The Museu de Lisboa, 18th century palace with beautiful gardens, which is the main branch of the museum that tells the story of Lisbon.
The compelling City Museum tells the story of Lisbon's long history through prehistoric, Roman, Visigothic, Moorish, and medieval remains. It is located in the 18th century Pimenta Palace, built as a gift for King João V's mistress. Highlights include an enormous model of pre-earthquake Lisbon,…