Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

4.6
#1 of 595 in Museums in Portugal
Marvel at the extraordinary range of artworks on display at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Formed from the private collection of Ottoman-born oil magnate Calouste Gulbenkian (of which only about one-sixth remains on permanent exhibition), the museum houses treasures spanning East and West and including Egyptian relics, Chinese porcelain, Western masterpieces, and everything in between. After browsing the galleries of paintings, jewelry, furniture, sculptures, and more, take a stroll in the landscaped park in which the museum resides. Put Museu Calouste Gulbenkian at the forefront of your travel plans using our Lisbon travel route planner .
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  • The museum itself is very sober. I had five exhibitions when I went in different rooms. The rest is very rigid structure and decoration. It has places to eat well priced and tasty
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  • Wow! What an amazing and diverse collection of art! Outstanding! This museum was one of the highlights of our trip to Lisbon!  more »
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  • One of the best museums in Lisbon. Large areas are covered by the collections; Egypt, Greece, the Islamic world, China, Japan, Europe. The Islamic collection is especially strong. Some collections are overstated, the mesopotamian has two items on display. Overall a lot to see in this special museum set within its own park.
  • Cool collection of European painting and neat abstract/ modern wing. The gardens are absolutely fantastic to stroll through. Handicap accessibility, outdoor cafes, and helpful staff also available.
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