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Address: Rua D Joao de Castro 210, Porto 4150-417, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 808 200 543
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Description: Located in the heart of Oporto, the Serralves Foundation boasts a...
Located in the heart of Oporto, the Serralves Foundation boasts a priceless heritage estate, comprised of the Museum (designed by the 1992 Pritzker prize winning architect, Álvaro Siza Vieira); Serralves Villa (a unique example of Art Deco architecture); and by the Park (winner of the “Henry Ford Prize for the Preservation of the Environment” in 1997). As a European cultural institution serving the national community, the Serralves Foundation’s mission is to raise the general public's awareness concerning contemporary art and the environment. Serralves offers a wide range of different eating alternatives, throughout the day –the Restaurant in the Museum, the Auditorium bar or the Tea House in the Park.The Serralves Shop presents a wide selection of Portuguese and international contemporary design products and the Museum Book Shop specialises in publications dedicated to contemporary art. Located in one of Oporto’s most prestigious zones, with excellent access from the historic centre and main thoroughfares, the Serralves Foundation is a unique place in the city - where art and landscape, culture and heritage converge in a contemporary vision. A Must-See for your trip to Oporto!
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Well kept delightful park, open space and museum.

We walked the entire park from uphill near the arts museum and entrance down to the lowest level. The combining of modern art and design with the park was delightful. My 2... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We walked the entire park from uphill near the arts museum and entrance down to the lowest level. The combining of modern art and design with the park was delightful. My 2 favorites were the giant Garden Trowel near the entrance and the 3 Shark fins in the grassy meadow lower in the park

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Beautifully art deco villa in lush garden,GesamtKunstwerk! New Museum very well integrated in landscape, disappointing art collection

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is really a place to be recommended. Beautiful modern building with very nice contemporary art located in a wonderful park with outdoor sculptures. The park is well worth visiting on its own and has a great variety of trees, woodland, meadows, a herb garden and even a farm. It looks natural but has some nice laid-out garden features as... More 

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Naples, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

the park is a jewel , beautiful museum, a bit far from the center. It worth a visit if you are in Porto, particularly is the weather is good. Within the park there is also a tea room/ restaurant to have a break.

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Watlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

A spectacular museum, an awesome installation, beautiful gardens and the piece de resistance the Art Deco house.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Some big rooms without much of interest in them. All four of us thought it was a waste of time to go there. The gardens outside were more interesting than the museum.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

For us the star of the show was the fabulous Art Deco villa in the gardens. Indeed it was mention of this that drew us to visit. A shame that the villa does not display furniture of the period or photos of how it was in its heyday but nevertheless a real gem. Sadly when we visited a few Portuguese... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The art was not really to my taste, and it was presented in a huge barn of a place which seemed a bit sterile. But the gardens.... Glorious. And while the house is empty and also a little sterile, the Art Deco design is simply stunning. . But the gardens.... Glorious. I'd recommend this for the gardens alone.

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Ghent, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

It is difficult to judge a museum with changing content. What I saw inside the museum was a very small collection. I noticed that nobody needed more than thirty minutes to see the inside. That is not much for that price. The museum is also not that magnificent, just large rooms next to each other. The garden was very nice... More 

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Hampshire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

the gardens are beautiful and the Art Deco house is amazing. Great wine in the cafe and you could easily spend a day here. We went and enjoyed an exhibition where our favourite piece was the lightling over the library....but we are philistines! Fantastic value for money, 8 euros but you could easily get lost all day

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