24 - 26 de Setembro de 2009
History of Astronomy in Portugal: Theories, Institutions and Practices
Museu de Ciência da Universidade de Lisboa

   
         
 

Informações alojamento & viagem

 

Arriving in Lisbon

By plane:

Portela Airport Lisbon
Alameda das Comunidades
1700-007 Lisboa
Airport website

Aerobus
Everyday from 7:45am to 8:15pm every 20 minutes, the Aerobus (Bus 91) runs between the Airport and the city centre. Tickets can be purchased on board (c. 3-4 euros).
Tel. (+351) 213 613 054
Bus stops & Timetable

Taxis
There are two taxi ranks at the airport: one at the Arrivals and another at the Departures. The taximeter should show 2.50 euros (daytime). Outside the city, fares are charged per km. 1.60 euro is charged for the transportation of luggage or animals.

An additional 20% is charged for services on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays and for night time service from 9pm to 6am.

Bus Nr 44 and 45
Normal buses, stopping at every stop on the way, going to the city centre including "Marquês de Pombal", "Rossio", "Cais de Sodré". Tickets on board ca 1.50 euros.

By train:

Oriente Station
Avenida D. João II
1990-233 Lisboa

Santa Apolonia Station
Avenida Infante D. Henrique
1100 Lisboa

Metro, taxis and buses to city centre available.
Website Portuguese Trains (CP)
Call Centre Portuguese Trains: 808 208 208

Hotels in the Museum Area

Except when explicitly indicated, prices are merely indicative and were obtained by phone (per person & per night, including breakfast). Often, online bookings offer better deals.

  • Pensão Londres (c. 10 min. walk)
    Rua D. Pedro V, 53-2?
    1250-092 Lisboa
    Phone: +351 213 462 203
    Fax: +351 213 465 682

  • Casa de S. Mamede (c. 5 min. walk)
    Rua da Escola Politécnica, 159
    1250-100 Lisboa
    Phone: +351 213 963 166
    Fax: +351 213 951 896

  • Hotel Botânico (c. 5 min. walk)
    Rua Mãe de Água, 16-20
    1250 Lisboa
    Phone: +351 21 342 03 92
    Fax: +351 21 342 01 25

  • Amazónia Lisboa Hotel (10 min. walk)
    Travessa da Fábrica dos Pentes, 12
    1250-106 Lisboa
    Reservations:
    • Tel +351 213 877 006 or 707 200 314
    • Fax +351 213 879 090 or 210 053 021
    • Mail: reservas@amazoniahoteis.com

  • Hotel Ibis Lisboa Liberdade (10 min. walk)
    Rua Barata Salgueiro 53
    1250-043 Lisboa
    Phone: (+351) 213300630
    Fax: (+351) 213300631

  • Best Western Hotel Florida Lisboa (15 min. walk)
    Rua Duque de Palmela, 34
    1250-098 Lisboa
    Phone: +351 213 576 145
    Fax: +351 213 141 347
    Phone (Reservations): +351 213 543 363

  • Hotel Avenida Palace (in Baixa; c. 20 min. walk)
    Rua 1? Dezembro, 123
    1200-359 Lisboa
    Phone: +351 21 321 81 00
    Fax: 351. 21 342 28 84

  • Lisboa Regency Chiado (in Baixa, c. 15 min walk)
    Rua Nova do Almada, 114
    1200-290 Lisboa
    Phone: +351.213 256 100
    Fax: +351.213 256 161

  • Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa
    Rua Latino Coelho, 1
    1069-025 Lisboa
    Phone: +351.213 120 000
    Fax: +351.213 547 164

How to get to the Museum

Buses 758, 773, N202

Metro Station Rato (yellow line)

Click on the maps to see bigger image.

Restaurants in the Museum Area

There are many places around the Museum where you can eat. Here is a selection (from places to have a quick snack to restaurants):

  • Comida de Urso (restaurant)
    Rua Monte Olivete 63
  • Pastelaria Cister
    Rua da Escola Politécnica, 103 (in front of the Museum)
  • Pastelaria Alsaciana
    Rua da Escola Politécnica, 88
  • House of Vodka (restaurant)
    Rua da Escola Politénica, 27
  • Esplanada do Príncipe Real (restaurant)
    Praça do Príncipe Real
  • Verde Alface (restaurant)
    Rua Nova de S. Mamede 33
  • Os Tibetanos (vegetarian restaurant)
    Rua do Salitre, 117
  • Restaurant Terra (vegetarian)
    Rua da Palmeira, 15

For a drink after the conference or after dinner:

  • Bar SNOB (serves meals until 3 am)
    Rua do Século, 178
  • Bar Pavilhão Chinês
    Rua D. Pedro V, 89

More generally, the Museum is located near the Bairro Alto, where there are many bars and restaurants.

 
 

 

 
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