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Gulbenkian Museum (Museu Calouste Gulbenkian)
Avenida de Berna 45a, Lisbon 1067-001, Portugal
+ 351 21 782 3000
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Ranked #55 of 329 Activities in Lisbon
Type: Art Museums, Ballets, Concerts, Symphonies, Performances
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The Gulbenkian complex features a museum that houses a magnificent private collection of Persian art, Egyptian sculptures, and paintings by the Old Masters, as well as two concert halls for music and ballet performances.
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“Gulbenkiam Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Great artistic jewel located in wonderful park area. Easy to get to. Has many wonderful master pieces.

Visited October 2012
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“A Lisbon must see !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Wow, I visited the Gulbenkian museum today at the urging of a good friend, much to my delight. I'm not a museum type and I'd already been to a few in Portugal that confirmed my disinterest but this one is different. I was very impressed with this museum - both the collection and the grounds. Whether you're an avid museum goer or just like to take in the odd one here and there, go to the Gulbenkian. You won't regret it.

Visited November 2012
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“Exquisite collection”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

This is the single best collection of artefacts I've ever seen, with the exception of just the major museums like the Louvre, the V&A and British Museum.

Visited August 2012
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“Impresive collection”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

The private collection of Gulbenkian really had a broad varaity. Especially liked the Lalique room. Nice garden sorounding the museum and a small café.

Visited November 2012
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“Very good!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Not a big Museun, but the is a very good well keep "treasure" from one of the past Oil giant of the western world.

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