Museum opening hours: 10:00 - 18:00

Opening Hours / Fees

Opening Hours / Fees

Opening Hours

Open daily.

The Ducal Palace, the Guimarães Castle and the Church of S. Miguel are open between 10:00 and 18:00 (last admission at 17:30).

Temporarily, due to restoration works, it is only possible to visit the ground floor of the Castle.

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

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

Tickets & Prices – Buy your tickets HERE


Ducal Palace — 5,00 €

Guimarães Castle — 2,00 €


Combined Tickets – Available HERE

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 (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 (local call costs).