GoLisbon - Lisbon Tourism Guide
HOME TICKETS AND TOURS BLOG

MUDE - Design and Fashion Museum

International design and style



MuDe - Design and Fashion Museum, Lisbon


Lisbon's exceptional Design Museum is one of the world's leading museums of 20th-century design and several critics see its collection as the best in Europe.
It opened in 1999 in the Belem Cultural Center and closed in August 2006 only to reopen in a new space in 2009.

It was renamed the Design and Fashion Museum or simply MuDe (which also means "change" in Portuguese), and now also includes Portuguese businessman Francisco Capelo's fashion collection made up of 1200 couture pieces, including a famous Jean Desses gown that Renee Zellweger wore to the 2001 Oscars and Christian Dior's landmark 1947 New Look.

The design collection consists of works by some 230 designers representing trends in design from around the world. There are pieces by design icons such as Phillipe Starck, Charles Eames, George Nelson, Arne Jacobsen, Paul Henningsen, Vener Panton, Masanori Umeda, Henning Koppel, and Tom Dixon, and includes almost 200 design classics embracing innovative furnishings, glass, and jewelry from 1937 to the present.

In total it's 1000 design objects and over 1200 pieces of fashion by famous names such as Jean Paul Gaultier, Vivienne Westwood, and Yves Saint Laurent.

Get FREE admission to most of Lisbon's attractions and ride the city's metro, buses, and trams for free with the Lisboa Card.


MuDe - Design and Fashion Museum, Lisbon

Visitor's Guide

When: Open everyday except Mondays; 10AM-8PM (10PM on Fridays and Saturdays)
Where: Rua Augusta, 24
What: www.mude.pt



Attractions Nearby

Comercio Square - Monumental riverside square.
Municipal Square - Home of the City Hall palace.
Conceição Velha Church - Church that survived the Great Earthquake.
Santa Justa Elevator - An Eiffel Tower-like landmark with views over the city.
Rossio Square - Lisbon's elegant main square.
Figueira Square - Busy square and transporation hub.
São Domingos Church - A church marked by tragedy.
Rua das Portas de Santo Antão - Pedestrian street lined with seafood restaurants.
Rossio Station - A monumental train station.
Restauradores Square - Large busy square.
Avenida da Liberdade - The city's main avenue.





Lisbon Travel Planner:


HOTELS

Book your room for free (no booking fees) and pay later at the hotel:

HOTELS SEARCH


APARTMENTS

Central, stylishly furnished, and cheaper than many hotels:

APARTMENTS SEARCH


HOSTELS

Stylish, award-winning budget accommodation in the city center:

HOSTELS SEARCH


AIRPORT TRANSFERS

Skip the long lines for taxis or the hassle of navigating public transportation when you arrive at the airport, and go straight to your hotel:

AIRPORT TRANSFERS


TOURS & TICKETS

Go on a day trip or on an organized tour around Lisbon:

TOURS & TICKETS SEARCH


CAR RENTAL

Planning to travel around Portugal? Save time and look for the best deals here:

CAR RENTAL SEARCH


FREE Lisbon

Lisboa Card

Save time and money: Get FREE or reduced admission to most of Lisbon's attractions and ride the city's metro, buses, and trams for free with the Lisboa Card:

ORDER YOUR CARD


FACEBOOK

Join GoLisbon on Facebook for regular updates on what's happening in the city:

GOLISBON FACEBOOK






Complete Lisbon Travel Guide:


Neighborhoods

Main Streets and Squares

Castles and Palaces

Churches

Monuments

Museums

Modern Architecture and Landmarks

Parks and Gardens

Day Trips

Useful Tips

Eating & Drinking

Accommodation