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, June 24 (Municipal holiday) & December 25.

Tickets & Prices – Buy HERE

Regular Admissions

Ducal Palace — 5,00 euros

Guimarães Castle — 2,00 euros


Circuit Tickets – Buy HERE

Ducal Palace & Guimarães Castle — 6,00 euros

Alberto Sampaio Museum & Ducal Palace — 6,00 euros

Museu de Alberto Sampaio, Palace & Castle — 8,00 euros


50% Discounts

(Valid documentation must be presented)

– Senior citizens over 65 years old;

– Visitors between the ages of 13 and 24;

Families with at least one adult and one minor.


Free Admissions

(Valid documentation must be presented)

Sundays and Portuguese National Holidays for citizens residing in Portugal, as well as for emigrant citizens with a valid Portuguese Citizen Card;

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

– E.U. unemployed citizens;

– Visitors with proven specific needs (over 60%) plus one;

– Professionals in the museology and heritage sectors, during active service;

Employees, volunteers and interns of the Museus e Monumentos de Portugal, plus one;

– Members of the Friends Associations of Museums, Monuments and Palaces under the Museus e Monumentos de Portugal, E.P.E.;

– Members of ICOM, ICOMOS, APOM and employees of entities under the Portuguese Ministry of Culture;

Tourism professionals during active service;

Media professionals during active service;

– Accredited groups from IPSS, of Social Action areas or other public interest institutions;

– Groups with proven economic needs, through prior authorized scheduling;

– Holders of the Portuguese Veterans Card or surviving spouse;

– Portuguese Volunteer Firefighters;

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 participants, 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 Palace’s Reception at the day of the scheduled visit. For further information, please call (+351) 253 412 273 (local call costs);

– Other situations covered by law.


NOTICE: The fees, discounts and exemptions follow the guidelines of the Despacho no. 8030/2023, of 4 of August.