Skip the Line: World of Discoveries Entrance Ticket in Porto

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Skip the Line: World of Discoveries Entrance Ticket in Porto
from AUD $23.82
See the world through the eyes of Portugal’s great explorers with this skip-the-line entrance ticket to Porto’s global discovery–themed museum, World of Discoveries. Ferdinand Magellan, Vasco da Gama, Bartolomeu Dias — this is the perfect opportunity for visitors to learn the stories of Portugal's famous and charismatic explorers. You’ll uncover Portugal’s fantastic odysseys while enjoying interactive multi-sensory exhibits, and your skip-the-line ticket means you don’t have to wait to experience the fun. With 20 mesmerizing permanent installations  you’ll feel like an explorer on the voyage of a lifetime.
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In Brief

Porto, Portugal
1 to 2 hours
Important InfoInfo
Visit: World of Discoveries - Museu Interativo & Parque Tematico, Rua de Miragaia 106, Porto 4050-387 Portugal

Discover Portugal’s history with a skip-the-line ticket to Porto’s World of Discoveries entrance. After bypassing the entrance line, explore this interactive museum that recreates the journeys of Portuguese navigators who crossed oceans to worlds once unknown.

Follow in the footsteps of history's explorers and begin to understand how they navigated without modern technology and earned the nation's maritime might. Learn about what the Portuguese had to face and how they finally managed to enter the Indian Ocean in 1488, led by Vasco da Gama. Follow their journey with the help of 4D globes and hop on a replica of a 16th-century ship to understand a sailor's daily life.

Cruise to equatorial forests, India, Timor, China, Macao, Japan, and Brazil, recreating the odyssey of the discoveries. Travel through an interactive journey of textures, odors, mythology, and history—all merging into one incredible experience. Discover the fog screens and projections that transport you to different, fascinating eras of history.


  • Audio guide during the caravel ride
  • Entry/Admission - World of Discoveries - Museu Interativo & Parque Tematico
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines


  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Time

1/2/2019 - 12/31/2019

Monday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Tuesday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Wednesday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Thursday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Friday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Saturday:10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Sunday:10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
1/2/2020 - 12/31/2020
Monday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Tuesday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Wednesday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Thursday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Friday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Saturday:10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Sunday:10:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Departure Point

World of Discoveries, Porto

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Opening times: 10am-6pm on Monday-Friday (last entrance at 5:30pm), 10am-7pm on weekends and public holidays (last entrance at 6:30pm), 24th and 31st December: last entrance at 2:30 pm. Closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day
  • Most travelers can participate

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.57 out of 5 based on the last 14 recent reviews

Fantastic museum highly recommend for everyone of all ages
• Submitted 01 Apr 2018
I had to go back along way back to my school days to remember Vasco de Gama and other great Portuguese explorers. This wonderful museum gives a great insight into the ships and voyages they made when they didn't fall off the end of the world
• Submitted 06 Sep 2017
Very interesting worth seeing
• Submitted 26 Jul 2017
This was a really nice museum and the price was a bit cheaper than you'd pay at the door.
• Submitted 14 Jul 2017
This was an awesome tour! And the location was a plus. We are looking forward to returning to this location.
• Submitted 21 Dec 2016
What in unexpected delight! From a quite uninspiring exterior the World of Discoveries was an incredible experience. To discover the extent of Portuguese exploration to the new world and to have a glimpse on what life on board the ships would have been like was extraordinary. Your initial concept of the size of the building makes you wonder if there really is a boat ride. The ride through history was certainly a highlight. The concept, displays and overall experience was incredible. Then there was the lunch - another winner. A great selection of tapas served by friendly and helpful staff. A fantastic tour for the young and young at heart.
• Submitted 18 Jul 2016
Experiência muito boa! Para repetir!
• Submitted 14 Jun 2016
Great ride.
• Submitted 02 Apr 2016
If you love history this was a very good tour! We didn't do the lunch but we did enjoy the tour
• Submitted 28 Dec 2015
Very good value, my 2 year old loved the whole experience and has asked to visit next year!
• Submitted 20 Jul 2015
I think it's aimed at kids, but I really enjoyed it!
• Submitted 20 Sep 2018
Very informative staff and keen to help. Very enjoyable trip.
• Submitted 01 Jul 2016
It was cute. Not at all what I expected. I would assume that it would be very interesting with kids.
• Submitted 05 Nov 2017
The museum is a little hard to loate it is opposite the Porto museum. Viator booking gives me a little discount for admission. The visit gave me a good idea about shipping of Portugal in middle ages and I was given a good account of the voyages of navigators such as Vasco da Gama and the like. The boat cruise in the museum is quite good but just an outline of Portuguese navigation history but that is easy for children to follow.
• Submitted 02 Dec 2015