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Museu de Grao Vasco

Adro Se | Paço dos Três Escalões, Viseu, Portugal
+351 232 422 049
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Ranked #2 of 6 attractions in Viseu
Type: Art Museums
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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Lisbon, Portugal
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105 reviews 105 reviews
34 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is a small museum with important pieces of sacred art. Good collection in a beautiful building. National museums are free on sunday mornings :)

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40 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

You can find the best collection of old Portuguese style painting on wood. Most is Christian paintings but very original and in a great condition. Precious!

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Kent, Connecticut
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10 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

This museum covers some local Portugal painters and artists who deserve global attention, aware that Portugal has a global history. Most gracious staff, willing to chat and explain in English.,

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Tomar, Portugal
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105 reviews 105 reviews
11 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Nicely laid out. The cleverest thing was juxtaposing modern (and quite good) artists' takes on the old masters virtually side by side. Makes you look twice and think alot.

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Maia, Portugal
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

A nice museum with interesting Portuguese paintings and modern art. The building is also nice and well located...

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Paredes
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

The picture of S. Peter, who follows us with his eyes, is something fascinating

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Lissabon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

I wanted to visit the museum and expected a very good local museum with some interesting pictures of nacional importance, but what I found exceeded by far this expectation. The wood carved sculptures are exquisite and of superior internacional level, as well as there are several painting of highest quality; I would say that for anyone visiting Viseu and interested... More

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Portugal
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60 reviews 60 reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

One of the greatest Portuguese painters justifies the museum visit: Vasco Fernandes, better known as Grão Vasco, from the Portuguese Renaissance.

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