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National Museum of Ancient Art

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Address: Rua das Janelas Verdes 1249 - 017, Lisbon 1249 - 017, Portugal
Phone Number: (351) 21 391 28 00
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Considered to house the best collection of Portuguese and European art,...

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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Excellent Portuguese art collection in a building worthy of the great museums of the world. It deserves to be visited by anyone who has an interest in the Portuguese art... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent Portuguese art collection in a building worthy of the great museums of the world. It deserves to be visited by anyone who has an interest in the Portuguese art especially the fifteenth to seventeenth centuries

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This museum is truly a hidden jewel , it is cheap , quiet and spectacular. it has a wide variety of art to suit all tastes, a beautiful garden with an amazing view and also a great cafe where you can have a nice meal! Worth visiting!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to check out ancient Portuguese art & enjoyed this museum very much. Of course, it also has ancient art from other regions of the world. It is definitely worth a visit. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The world class collection makes this a must visit for any art lover. Even though part of the place was closed during my visit, I spent a good few hours browsing all the stellar art. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

This national museum has lots of beautiful paintings and other art forms. This small museum has so many precious gems to see. It was a pleasure to visit this museum because there is one special triptych by the famous Dutch painter Jheronimus Bosch. With just a couple of people, I stood in front of the painting for very long, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

The national museum of ancient art in Lisbon is really a very nice place to visit. It is quite cool when it is 30 degrees hot outside. The collections of paintings ,sculpture furniture ,textiles , jewelry pottery ,glass is very rich and exquiste. Among the famous paintings is St.Jerome of Albert Durer! It is definitley worthy a visit!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

This is a nice museum, only issue is that it is a bit far from the beaten path. Take a taxi, they are cheap in Lisbon

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Great museum, but we were a bit overpowered with the extent of the collection. Rooms and rooms of paintings of the Madonna and Child.... It is also a little off the main tourist routes, though we enjoyed our walk there along the edge of the docks - Better/easier access is possible but we were in wandering mode. Good small restaurant/coffee... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

My family and I spent and afternoon at this museum. We aren't art connoisseurs but we enjoyed the museum. There is a nice collection of paintings and other artifacts such as really lavish silverware on display. There's also a beautiful garden with a great view off the cafeteria so recommend stopping there for a break. Given that we had a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

The museum has both works of art and applied art . Not very big, but there are many exhibits.In parts with decorative art there are interesting things brought from the Portuguese colonies.

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