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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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Tue - Fri 10:00 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 20:00

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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Gardens worth exploring

Gardens were very enjoyable. The exhibition consist of different coloured balloons with their own theme ? In my view not worth the effort.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Sean G
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went on a cold, wet day but were still captivated by the gardens and the sculptures in them. On a nice day it would be a great place for a picnic. The Art Deco Villa in the grounds is beautiful and housed a fabulous Miro when we went. So popular it has been extended from January to June. The... More 

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Carcassonne, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to see the Jean Miro exhibition and combined it with the garden and museum. The whole experience was well woryth it. Art on one hand and nature on the other. Both amazing in totally different ways. Highly recommend s visit

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Gardens were very enjoyable. The exhibition consist of different coloured balloons with their own theme ? In my view not worth the effort.

Thank Sean G
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Got here by metro to Casa da Musica rotunda and then 203 bus to Selalves stop. we got the 502 bus back to Bolhao market. Its expensive at €16 entry to exhibition and the beautiful grounds. (maybe that's why its a 'house of the people')? PHILIPPE PARRENO: A TIME COLOURED SPACE exhibition from 4 FEB 2017 TO 07 MAY 2017... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must-see on a visit to Porto. Although not easy to get to (taxi/Uber was best option), it is worth it. The gardens and exhibitions offer a grate way to spend at least half day out of the confines of the old city. The Miro exhibit (through June 2017) was excellent.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Astonishing grounds and buildings. The whole place makes you relax and really let yourself go. We saw an exhibit with 10 thousand balloons.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most treasured places in Porto, loved by everyone. Luscious gardens, an Arte Deco Mansion, a farm, a Pritzker winner (Siza Vieira) designed museum of contemporary art, countless artistic projects for and with the community... So proud of Serralves!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The art museum has focused exhibitions and its general collection is not on show (or at least not during our visit) so it depends if you like what's on when you visit. We saw the Jean Miro exhibition, which runs until June 2017, and is excellent. It's quite expensive (€16) to see everything but it's free on the first Sunday... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a joke. Not worth the entrance fee - not even close. 10 euros per adult to see the most sub-par installations - it takes about 8 minutes to walk around all three floors. Really terrible (and we love museums and art!) We paid 16 euros per adult - the extra 6 was for the Miro exhibition which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is worth the trip to the Serralves garden and museum of modern art. The gardens are beautifully designed and worth the visit even in winter. In the Spring it must be truly spectacular because of all the camellias. There are walls of camellias and even a secret garden hidden within the walled section. The Museum is currently hosting a... More 

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