Housed on the banks of the river Douro, beside the historical part of Porto, recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, the Transport and Communications Museum is housed in the historical New Customs House (Alfândega Nova), one of the city's most emblematic buildings. It is close to the Ribeira riverside district, the Palácio da Bolsa, the centenary Luís I and D. Maria bridges, among other monuments, make the Museum one of the city's must-see attractions.
Apart from permanent exhibitions, the museum also puts on temporary exhibitions and out outdoor exhibitions with activities for families, groups along with workshops.
Discover the advantages of group travel to the exhibitions.
CP Services: Alfa Pendular | Intercidades | Regional and InterRegional | Porto urban trains
The museum is a 15-minute walk from Porto São Bento station. There is also a bus line (No 500) from in front of the station that stops in front of the museum.
Museum opening hours
Oporto urban trains
Alfa Pendular/Intercidades/Regional and InterRegional
The price varies depending on the day, time, number of people and the kind of service for a minimum of 10 people;
You have to book and pay at least 10 days in advance.
Over and above your train tickets, you have to pay the following amounts if you show your train ticket
|Group visit prices (price per head)||Weekdays||Weekend|
|Guided tours||Free visit|
|The motor of the Republic: the presidents' cars (MR)||€2.10||€2.10||€5.25|
|Metamorphosis of a space: Customs Museum (ML)||€2.10||Free||€5.25|
|MR + ML||€3||€2.10||€5.25|
|Guided tour of the Customs building||€2.10||-||€5.25|
See the other permanent exhibitions.
Porto urban trains groups service
Telephone: 221 052 482 (Working days from 9h30 to 13h00 and from 14h30 to 17h30)
Alfa Pendular/Intercidades/Regional and InterRegional groups service
Telephone: 221 052 503/ 221 052 511/ 221 052 524 (weekdays from 9:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 18:00)