News Museum - Sintra
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Explore the News Museum housed in the former Toy Museum, offering a captivating journey into the realm of journalism and media's profound impact on our modern society. Through engaging hands-on exhibits and immersive virtual displays, visitors delve into the intricate world of media and communication. Experience firsthand the evolution of radio and television broadcasts, featuring pivotal moments in modern history. Celebrating the journalistic prowess immortalised in cinema, the museum sheds light on reporters' roles in shaping narratives, from tragic events to heartwarming stories. Delve into the history of propaganda, both locally and globally, and its contemporary applications in bolstering political agendas.


Sintra News Museum

Discover iconic moments in history through photojournalism at the museum, showcasing renowned images like Buzz Aldrin's moon landing and Alberto Korda's portrait of Che Guevara. Explore the evolution of new media, viewing habits, and technologies, including a critical examination of the fake news phenomenon. With an extensive collection of global radio and TV broadcasts, the museum provides insights into significant events worldwide. Enjoy exhibits and commentary available in both Portuguese and English. As one of Sintra's rising attractions, the museum offers a compelling contrast to the town's enchanting allure, providing a thought-provoking experience for visitors.

The museum is located in the centre of the old town, before you get to the National Palace, off a side street next to the Sintra Boutique Hotel.

High Season, Daily: 09h30 – 19h00, Low Season, Daily: 09h30 – 18h00
Adult: €6.50, Consessionary: €3.50, Child Under 5 FREE.

Lisbon Card Lisbon Card: FREE


The museum is easily reached by a pleasant stroll from the train station up hill, past the old town hall and around the bend on the Volta do Duche road.

Take the IC19 from Lisbon, IC30 from Mafra or EN9 turning off the A5 motorway to Cascais.

The Scotturb buses #434 & #435 leaves from Sintra Train station and takes you to the Old Town Sintra.

Contact Details
26 Rua Visconde Monserrate, 2710-591 Sintra, Portugal. | 38º 79' 64" N | 09° 38' 98" W
+351 210 126 600 | |  Website

Sintra News Museum