Museum opening hours: Todos os dias, das 10h00 às 18h00 (última entrada 17h30).

Rua Conde Dom Henrique

4800-412 Guimarães

Opening Hours / Fees

Opening Hours / Fees

Opening Hours

We are open every day between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM.

O Last admission at 5:30 PM.

The Ticket Office for our Monuments is in the Ducal Palace.

Closed on January 1, Easter Day, May 1 & December 25.

Tickets & Prices


Ducal Palace — 5,00 €

Guimarães Castle — 2,00 €


Combined Tickets

Ducal Palace + Guimarães Castle — 6,00 €

Alberto Sampaio Museum + Ducal Palace — 6,00 €

Alberto Sampaio Museum + Ducal Palace + Guimarães Castle — 8,00 €


50% Discounts

(Valid documentation must be presented)

– Senior citizens over 65 years old;

Students (under Portuguese Law, the card must have and expiration date);

– People with an European Youth Card;

– Family groups (of 4 or more and, under Portuguese Law, the family tie must be direct.


Free Admissions

(Valid documentation must be presented)

Sundays and Portuguese National Holidays until 2:00 PM (only for citizens residing in Portugal);

– Children up to the age of 12, if accompanied by an adult ;

– E.U. unemployed citizens ;

– Researchers or museology professionals in the exercise of their functions;

– Members of ICOM, ICOMOS or APOM;

Journalists in the exercise of their functions and when previously scheduled;

– Groups of Portuguese social solidarity associations when previously approved by the Direção Regional de Cultura do Norte;

– Members of Portuguese cultural associations;

– Persons with reduced mobility and one accompanying person;

– Holders of the Portuguese Veterans Card;

Teachers and students of any education level on dully scheduled school trips. All the activities must be previously scheduled (min. 8 days) through the Educational Services e-mail, including the identification of the Institution, number of people, desired date and time of the visit, as well as a contact of the person in charge of the group. The authorization by our Services is to be presented in the Reception of the Palace at the day of the scheduled visit. For further information, please call (+351) 253 412 273.