The museum is located in the village of Luz (municipality of Mourão, Évora, Alentejo), a place exemplary of Alqueva.


From north: from Évora, head in the direction of Reguengos de Monsaraz > Mourão > Luz. The museum is 65km (40 miles) from Évora.
From south: from the Alqueva dam, head in the direction of Moura > Póvoa de São Miguel > Luz. The museum is 40km (25 miles) from the dam and 80Km (50 miles) from Beja.

GPS coordinates
Longitude -7.381645
Latitude 38.344322

Free parking available. The Luz Museum is accessible for people with reduced mobility.

Trains run regularly from Lisbon to Évora, there are also express buses between Lisbon and Mourão and regular buses between Luz and Évora.

Coordenadas GPS
Longitude -7.381645
Latitude 38.344322

Estacionamento no largo do Museu.
O Museu da Luz é acessível para pessoas com mobilidade reduzida.

Existem comboios até Évora, autocarros expressos entre Lisboa e Mourão e autocarros regulares entre Luz e Évora.

Opening Times

Tuesday to Sunday
▫ September to June: 9.30h-13.00h | 14.30h-17.30h
▫ July and August: 10.00h-13.00h | 14.30h-18.30h

Mondays, 1 January, Easter Sunday, 1 May, first sunday in September, 1 December, 25 December

The Museum has the entrance and exhibition rooms with accessibility for visitors with disabilities and motor disabilities or with mobility difficulties who move by wheelchair. There is also a sanitary space for this public.


Regular ticket €2

Half rate:

▫ Family ticket: 2 adults + 2 or more children from 15 to 25
▫ Group ticket (10 adults minimum)
▫ Youths (15 to 25)
▫ Pensionists and over 65
▫ Teachers and students on a study trip
▫ Youth Card holders

Free entry:

▫ on sundays and national holidays until 1pm
▫ children up to age 12
▫ unemployed
▫ residents of the municipality of Mourão
▫ members of APOM and ICOM