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National Museum of Ancient Art

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Considered to house the best collection of Portuguese and European art, this museum features works by Gonclaves, Bosch, Raphael and more.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Rua das Janelas Verdes 1249 017, Lisbon 1249-017, Portugal
+351 21 391 2800
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Reviewed yesterday

A magnificent art museum in Lisbon Bosh, Dürer, Cranach, Zurbaran, Ribera, Piero de la Francesca, are some of the masters you are going to find here

Thank Anabela F
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of the finest museums in Lisboa with an extensive collection of art work from a period of several centuries. especially from the Age of Exploration. This place is also part palace.

Thank Penhadafranca
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'll go there every time I can because it's one of my favourite museums in Portugal. It's collection is amazing, its very well detailed and it's view is lovely

Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were dropped off here by mistake. And how glad we were. An absolutely beautiful display of period and historic Portuguese furniture displayed to perfection. And a marvellous collection of silverware and other decorative arts. Don’t miss it. Highly recommended

1  Thank bigvicSydney
Reviewed 18 August 2018

If you like religious paintings, this is the place! Many painting of the crucifixion, saints, Virgin Mary, and all kinds of religious stories and symbols. There are statues, artifacts, wall pieces too. There are also pieces showing Lisbon through the centuries. This is a very...More

Thank Tom Z
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Lovely collection of fine art as well as numerous objects. Some of the paintings are spectacular (Bosch) and holds the most famous Portuguese painting.

1  Thank patsychom
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Looking for Portuguese Art dating back through the Centuries? Look no further! Here you will find; Furniture, Ceramics, Crystal, Gold and Silverware, Jewellry, Crosses, Chalices, Scepters, Small Paintings, Large Paintings, Multi Panel Life-size Paintings, Religious Sculptures... Filled with 4 levels of not to be missed...More

Thank vbaker64
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

This museum is one of the cheapest ones to visit (of course it is free on Sundays), and it has content for at least 3 hours of visit, and the art in it is mostly portraits and other religious paintings, with also some sculptures and...More

Thank M8163IPalexandred
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

This small museum houses many important Portuguese furniture, and European art like Hieronimous Bosch, 9 beautiful paintings by Zurbaran, Raphael, Piero de la Franchesca and others. There is an interesting exhibition of portraits and forbidden art. It is a worthwhile visit for art lovers. Yona...More

Thank Yona S
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Don't skip this lovely museum, especially if you're an art lover. Plenty of altar pieces including Heironymous Bosch, Holbein, et.al. & 9 0f the 12 Apostles by Spanish master Zuraban! Use your Lisboa card for free entry. Bus stops right nearby and there's a little...More

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15 September 2018|
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Response from tylkopolska | Reviewed this property |
its about 6 euros but you might have a discount or even for free if you get the Lisbon card from the tourism office its include lost of museum entrance for free and transport as well 24h 48h72h or more they will be happy... More
15 September 2018|
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Response from Culture804480 | Reviewed this property |
No very quiet on the day we went and it was a culture day so free entry