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Museum shows you the history of benevolence initially, you take the lift up to the top floor and work your way down to the church. Thought the church was wonderful and a real hidden gem. Apart from one other person we were the only people...More
The museum itself is very interesting and displays a variety of objects thoroughly explained in the accompanying notes. The staff was rather unpleasant though and an agent asked to verify our tickets while we were heading for the Church at the end of our visit,...More
I bought tickets to this museum as part of a package of tickets. It is a small space over several floors with some interesting artefacts - particularly the chalice made from donated wedding rings. The visit includes the church attached to it. I’m not convinced...More
Just in the middle of trendy Rua das Flores, you´ll find the baroque façade of this church by Nicolau Nassoni. To enter it, you need to buy a ticket which includes a visit of the beside museum, which has the peculiarity that visits should begin...More
The museum offers insight into the history of Porto and its people. The exhibition is very well structured and it is both in Portuguese and English. The price of the regular ticket is 5€ (student ticket - 2,50€).
Santa Casa da Misericórdia do Porto is...More
Couldn’t believe how few people were looking through the museum and church - we only saw half a dozen others during the hour or so we were there.
A very interesting insight into the work of this charitable organisation, topped off with a visit to...More
We only realized what the museum was really about, after entering. Fascinating to follow how work for good causes started centuries ago and still carries on. Interesting portraits of benefactors since beginnings of Misericordia, medical tools used to help the suffering, original documents - most...More
As museums go, this one is well up there. The exhibit is well planned and thought out, and done both in English and Portuguese which does help. The building itself is very interesting. My favourite part of the visit were the display of antique medical...More
Visited with my Dad. We really like religious art and this museum had lots to please us and plenty of descriptive labels in English. Wonderful to see how progressive the Portuguese were about helping those less fortunate. There is also a free app you can...More
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The museum tells the history of the institution, and of the city, focusing on various aspects of life in Porto, because Misericórdia do Porto is one of the oldest institutions in the region, and was founded in a time of... More
The museum tells the history of the institution, and of the city, focusing on various aspects of life in Porto, because Misericórdia do Porto is one of the oldest institutions in the region, and was founded in a time of social, economic and political turmoil. The history is of course told through art pieces, artefacts and technological solutions.