The Telegraph recommends Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

The Director’s Guide: Calouste Gulbenkian Museum.

A visitor’s guide to the best of Lisbon’s Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, featuring insider tips from its director Penelope Curtis.

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I think the outstanding feature of the museum is to blend a small and highly selective collection, which ranges from Ancient Egypt to Lalique, from medieval Syria to Degas and Manet, into a cohesive whole. It is an unusually homogenous and fluent journey through a museum space designed specifically for these objects, in an essentially permanent installation.

Director Penelope Curtis in The Telegraph, Read the story here.



Opening Hours: 
Wednesday to Monday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (last entry 5.30 p.m.)
Closed on Tuesdays and the following days and holidays: January 1, Easter Sunday, 1 May, 24 and 25 December

Elevator, ramps and toilet facilities for visitors with mobility impairments.


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