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Serralves

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Address: Rua Dom Joao de Castro 210, Porto 4150-417, Portugal
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+351 808 200 543
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10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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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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A place I would visit again

The buildings are really beautiful but the gardens are impressive. We were so lucky that the museum hosted The Miro exhibition! It was amazing!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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saskatoon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went there on January 14th specifically to attend a talk in English that was advertized on the website. I got there - no talk. I went back and was very sad to see that very little effort had been made to explain the works of art (in English or otherwise) and there was nothing on the Miro exposition to... More 

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State of Rio de Janeiro
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good museum and amazing property. The gardens and architecture are impressive. It is an obligation to visit since you are in the city.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

please don't bother...it is hard to reach and there is nothing that would pay off your efforts to get there

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Volos, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The buildings are really beautiful but the gardens are impressive. We were so lucky that the museum hosted The Miro exhibition! It was amazing!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing gardens where you have the chance to have a romantic walk. When we visited there was an exhibition of Miro's paints.

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Thank lifeamazing
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up spending 5hrs here, plenty of grounds to roam and have lunch/tea. Exhibition was nice and interesting (Miro) and library lounge offered a nice break

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The permanent collection is among the worst I've ever experienced around the world. You know you've got a problem when a contemporary art museum in Boise, Idaho has you outdone! The grounds are lovely for sure. And the overall experience totally depends on the temporary exhibition (Miro in my case). But if you strike out on the revolving exhibition, the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice contemporary art collection with a few pieces placed in the surrounding gardens that are AMAZING! It exceeded our expectations by far!

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Faro, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must-see of the city, this museum is very well organized and hosts very interesting exhibitions. The gardens are marvellous and the tea house worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to visit with family or solo. The gardens are fabulous and the museum is also great. At the moment with Miro.

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