Gulbenkian Museum

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Basic info

Type of attraction


Portuguese name

Museus Gulbenkian


Avenida de Berna 45A


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How to visit


Permanent Collection + Temporary exhibitions: 13€
Only Permanent Collection: 10€

Free access
  • Sundays after 2pm
  • Children up to 12
  • Under 30 years old: 25%
  • Lisboa Card: 20%
  • Over 65 years old: 10%
Opening times

10am–6pm | Wednesday – Monday

Last admission at 5.45 pm

Closing days

1 January, Easter Sunday, 1 May, 24 & 25 December


Avenida de Berna 45A

Public transports

São Sebastião station (blue and red lines)
Praça de Espanha station (blue line)

Carris 716, 726, 756 (Av. De Berna stop)
746 (Av. António Augusto de Aguiar stop)
713, 742 (Rua Marquês de Fronteira stop)

Entrecampos station + 15 minute-walk

More details

  • Terracotta Greek Vase from 5th-century decorated with mythological motifs
  • Lalique Collection
  • Boy Blowing Bubbles by Édouard Mane
  • Portrait of an Old Man by Rembrandt

the surroundings

  • Eduardo VII Park (900m)
  • Lisbon Zoo ( 1.5 Km)
  • Pimenta Palace Municipal Museum (3 km)

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about the Gulbenkian Museum

The Gulbenkian Museum, situated in Lisbon, Portugal, is an art, archaeology, and numismatics museum. It was established in 1969 by Calouste Gulbenkian, an Armenian philanthropist and oil magnate.

Housing a collection of over 6,500 artworks from various parts of the world, the museum showcases a vast range spanning 5,000 years.

At the Gulbenkian Museum, you will encounter a diverse and extensive collection featuring artistic works from different cultures and time periods. Notable highlights of the collection include:

  • Egyptian artifacts such as mummies, sarcophagi, and jewelry
  • Greek and Roman sculptures
  • European paintings spanning the 14th to the 20th centuries, including renowned works by artists like Rembrandt, Rubens, Monet, and Van Gogh
  • Islamic art encompassing ceramics, textiles, and metalwork
  • Asian art comprising Chinese ceramics, Japanese prints, and Indian sculptures

The Gulbenkian Museum boasts several famous paintings, including:

  • “Portrait of Helena Fourment” by Peter Paul Rubens
  • “The Break-Up of the Ice” by Claude Monet
  • “Portrait of Camille Monet” by Pierre-Auguste Renoir
  • “Portrait of an Old Man” by Rembrandt

The entrance fee for adults to the Gulbenkian Museum is €10. On Sundays, admission is free after 2:00 PM.

The Gulbenkian Museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

It is closed on Mondays and public holidays.

Situated in the Fundação Gulbenkian Garden near Praça de Espanha, the Gulbenkian Museum’s entrance is accessible via Avenida de Berna.

Public transportation provides convenient access to the museum, with São Sebastião (Blue and yellow lines) and Praça de Espanha (Blue Line) being the closest metro stations.

Additionally, the museum is a short 15-minute walk from the Entrecampos train station.

Yes, the Gulbenkian Museum has lockers to store your belongings during opening hours.

Yes, the Gulbenkian Museum has an ice cream shop open from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm (Tuesday to Sunday) and an indoor café with a terrace overlooking the foundation’s garden open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (Wednesday to Monday)

Yes, the Gulbenkian Museum has a shop where you can buy books and souvenirs related to the museum and its collections

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