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Maria I Pavillion: Residence of Kings, Queens and Presidents of the 20th Century

Pavilhao D Maria Jose Silva


National Palace of Queluz


08/01/2023 - 11.00 am

05/02/2023 - 03.00 pm

05/03/2023 - 03.00 pm

12/03/2023 - 03.00 pm



1 hour


Youth and Adults

School years

High School

Meeting Point

Ticket Office

This tour reveals a 60-year history, told in one of the stages of Portuguese national diplomacy and foreign policy, that has witnessed remarkable episodes of the history of Portugal, Europe and the World.


In the private spaces where distinguished guests of the Portuguese Republic stayed between 1940 and 2004, the D. Maria I Pavilion evokes personalities such as Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom; the Generalissimo Franco of Spain; US General Eisenhower; Sukarno from Indonesia; José Sarney from Brazil; Nicolae Ceausescu from Romania; King Juan Carlos of Spain; Samora Machel from Mozambique, François Mitterrand from France; the Emperors of Japan, among many others, who marked the history of the 20th century.


The route is not accessible to people with reduced mobility

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Adult (18-64 years old)
15 €
Youth (6-17 years old)
13.5 €
Senior (+65 years old)
13.5 €

Child (<6 years old)

Family (2 adults + 2 youths)
53 €

Price for schools

School ticket (1 to 15 students)
75 €

Additional Information

Available languages: Portuguese and English


Each school group ticket (1 to 15 students) includes free participation by 2 teachers. Each group can consist of a maximum of 15 students.


The ticket for scheduled visits includes access to the regular visit circuit of the National Palace and Gardens of Queluz.

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