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Address: Rua Dom Joao de Castro 210, Porto 4150-417, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 808 200 543
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Located in the heart of Oporto, the Serralves Foundation boasts a priceless...

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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We took a detour on the way to the coast. It wasn't obvious how to get to the only open gate (it was on the corner of a one way street so you need to go round the block, but... read more

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Tomar, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A fantastic museum, spacious, great contemporary art and good food! The park with its sculptures is beautiful and it is conveniently located in the city.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fundacao Serralves offers both modern and contemporary art exhibitions. The place is surrounded by an giant garden in whom you can do a walk and see monumentals sculptures ( including Richard Serra or Camille Maillol ... )

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to quite some musea and Serralves was dissapointing. If it wasn't for the student ticket (€5 instead of €10) I was more dissapointed. In less then 40 mintues we had seen it. Yeah ok, it was already dark and it was raining so the park was a deception and not worth going. Maybe it's worth going when it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a detour on the way to the coast. It wasn't obvious how to get to the only open gate (it was on the corner of a one way street so you need to go round the block, but there is plenty of free parking on the street). We didn't have time to do the main museum in full... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are interested in both architecture as well of contemporaries art you cannot miss this serralves foundation. Also enjoy the park!

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Vilvoorde, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent the whole morning in Serralves. Once it opened we spent about 1,5 hours in the contemporary art museum. After this we took a walk through the garden. We walked all the paths and visited all the artworks. This took us another two hours. Afterwards we had dinner in the restaurant. It was a buffet of good quality with... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A museum to visit, because besides the quality of the exhibits and the museum's architecture, the gardens are not to be missed. At this time, they have an extra attraction that no one should miss ... the exhibition Miró and if you have time to enjoy lunch at the restaurant where the qualiade walks hand together with the price. Not... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful to see so many of his work in one place. I bought one poster but would have liked to purchase more. The grounds of Serralves are beautiful and serene. Easy acces ;used Uber

Thank Valerie S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit not only the museum, inside, but walk also trough the gardens, not just for the botanical interest, but lots of sculptures around. Save half a day for it.

Thank Boris E
Wilmette, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The museum was refreshing, and well-curated. The architecture is exceptional, the grounds are amazing. It was a real treat to spend time here. This museum gives energy.

Thank lvtrvlchicago

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