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National Museum of Ancient Art

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Address: Rua das Janelas Verdes 1249 - 017, Lisbon 1249 - 017, Portugal
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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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some european master pieces, including Jerome Bosch and a marvellous Dürer. No so many paintings, so you can stand some time in front th o,e you like. Interesting explanations.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Gap, France
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Gap, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

some european master pieces, including Jerome Bosch and a marvellous Dürer. No so many paintings, so you can stand some time in front th o,e you like. Interesting explanations.

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West Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Had free entry to the museum from the Hotel we stayed in. We'd prob entered from the older side of the museum. Indeed the museum was huge & the other side looked new and grand. Well worth a visit!

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Sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

With our Lisboa card in had we ventured to this impressive museum. We really enjoyed this collection of fine art and jewellery, spent ages cruising around taking it all in. We have become lovers of the paintings by Hieronymus Bosch, which the museum has a fine example. Temptation of St. Anthony.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

This museum -- in spite of the title -- displays chiefly religious art of the middle ages and early modern period, chiefly from Portugal, but also including major works by Durer and Bosch. The main collection is displayed chronologically, in beautiful spaces, exceptionally well designed for art. The museum also includes work brought back from the rest of the world... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

It was a steep walk up stairs he building was tucked away up the top. Was only about 6€ to enter, and a place to put coats and bags I had a small suitcase. Situated on three levels with other exhibits. A nice coffee shop which served hot meals too in the lower level. Some nice pieces, worth a visit

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Setubal, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The collection of paintings is exceptional. Definately worth a visit. The museum itself is also worth the visit. My favourite is their painting by Jeronimus Bosch.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

This museum houses an array of paintings and also furnishings, silverware etc. There are benches for those who wish to take a break. Very impressive museum. A definite must visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this museum of ancient Portuguese art and culture. The displays contained a surprising amount of informative detail and historic context, in both English and Portuguese.

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Pau, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

You may need at least two hours to go around, there are many interesting masterpieces! Enjoyed so much here! Thank you.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

A great way to see how the movement of people has enriched and influenced society. Some how we seem to take the best of each of the cultures and keep building on it. This museum seems to capture this.

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