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Museu Grao Vasco

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Address: Adro Se | Paço dos Três Escalões, Viseu 3500-195, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 232 422 049
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excellent for a short visit.

Wonderful display of s work, though they are not certain what is necessarily his alone. Some wonderful sculptures. Do not miss the articulated Christ.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Wonderful display of s work, though they are not certain what is necessarily his alone. Some wonderful sculptures. Do not miss the articulated Christ.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Nice pictures, beautiful sculptures, this is a museum that you should not miss while visiting Viseu. It is not very big, but it really is beautiful. We loved it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is a surprisingly large and interesting museum with a fairly comprehensive number of works from local artists which span the centuries. This is an artistic town which has its own school of art. It includes, of course, a number of works from the "Grao Vasco," or Great Vasco himself. (Vasco Fernandes). Do not miss this museum, which is right... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I really enjoyed our visit to this museum. I'm no expert in Renaissance art, and it wouldn't be my first choice of art to view, but there are some tremendous works in this small museum. There were plenty of very helpful staff on duty in the museum, who seemed to be genuinely pleased that people were enjoying the exhibits. Definitely... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A museum space well suited to it's function by architect Souto de Moura, ( Pritzker Prize ). An appointment to Vasco Fernandes paintings (Grão Vasco) among others...

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

If you want to know more ans more about Portuguese art, this is the right place to go in Viseu. Inside the Bishop´s Palace you will find a very interesting museum where you can find some masterpieces of the Portuguese painters. Excellent!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The main exhibition was nice. In my opinion, with too few non-catholic pieces, but the ones they do possess are interesting. Unfortunately, we were not allowed in the new temporary exhibition that was opening the next day. I would've seen more !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Vasco Fernandes (1475/1542), the "Grão Vasco", was one of the most accomplished Portuguese painters of his time. This museum offers a unique opportunity to admire masterpieces of his paintings, as well as of other artists belonging to the "Escola de Viseu", famous for its naturalism and the scenic backgrounds, with clear influence of the Flemish painters. At its third floor,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Really interesting museum. We had Saramago's advice about what to look at which was really helpful. The shop is attractive but had no postcards of the paintings.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

A small, well laid out museum in a beautiful building with some exquisite pieces. My 8 year old found this museum very interesting because he could see the carvings and art from very close and "explore" them.

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Address: Adro Se | Paço dos Três Escalões, Viseu 3500-195, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 232 422 049
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Viseu District  >  Viseu

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