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National Museum of Ancient Art

Rua das Janelas Verdes 1249 - 017, Lisbon 1249 - 017, Portugal
(351) 21 391 28 00
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Ranked #14 of 223 Attractions in Lisbon
Type: Art Museums
Description: Considered to house the best collection of Portuguese and European art, this museum features works by Gonclaves, Bosch, Raphael and more.
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Albufeira, Portugal
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92 reviews 92 reviews
61 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The museum collection includes painting, sculpture, metalwork, textiles, furniture, drawings, and other decorative art forms from the Middle Ages to the early 19th century. The collections, especially those for the 15th and 16th centuries, are particularly important regarding the history of Portuguese painting, sculpture, and metalwork. In this museum you can see the most beautiful paintings regarding the birth life... More

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London, United Kingdom
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132 reviews 132 reviews
36 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

They have a few interesting pieces and it does not take long to get round. It is not like the major museums in other European cities but it is well set out and interesting.

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Doha, Qatar
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223 reviews 223 reviews
144 attraction reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is one of those great museums that includes a wide range of decorative arts as well as a solid collection of fine arts. The museum is a little out of the way and is a 30 minute walk along the waterfront west of the downtown. There are sections devoted to medieval art and sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, carpets and room... More

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Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It has been recently renovated with easy access. There is a beautiful garden which overlooks the Tagus River bridge. The garden is opened for lunch and dinner. The museum itself is a must visit.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Kind of an old world feeling museum - could use some sprucing up, though it's got great collections. Final ending of coffee or a meal in the outdoor garden is a great finish.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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46 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is one of my favourites museums in Lisbon. Very interesting art collection in a beautiful building. The garden is a wonderful place for a coffee or even lunch (there is a restaurant) with one of the most beautiful views of Tejo and the bridge.

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49 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

It's a good museum of ancient art, but not a great one if you compare it to its peers in London etc. Still, you can easily spend an hour and a bit enjoying yourself here so a solid 4* attraction

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A vast collection of art set in a beautiful historic building. Enjoy a coffee in the gardens and enjoy views of the Tagus river.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

A place you need to visit. With the Lisboa card you get a discount. Very nice and most interesting to see all what is displayed in this museum.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The quality of painters, the envoronmnet and quite place. Itis also recomended to take profit from the bar, outside

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