Calouste Gulbenkian Museum Foundation

The Foundation displays artwork from as far back as 1860 BC to the early 20th century, the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum Foundation is a true treasure in the city of Lisbon, established in 1956 just one year after the philanthropist’s death.

Calouste Gulbenkian was born in 1869 in the Ottoman Empire. During his lifetime, he collected more than 6,000 pieces of artwork. Initially, he thought displaying is collection at the National Gallery in London and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Gulbenkian spent significant time of is life in Paris and London before settling in Lisbon until the end of is life in 1955.

Containing approximately 6,000 pieces, the collection includes ceramics, tapestry, sculpture, paintings, and glassware.

The first circuit is devoted to Classical and Oriental art. Highlights include a Greek vase, Egyptian scarabs, Assyrian bas-reliefs, Roman jewelry, Chinese porcelain, Persian tapestries, and paintings from Japan.

The second circuit, visitors are able to enjoy European art, including 18th century French furniture and paintings and Flemish masters. An entire room is home to jewelry designed by René Lalique.


Calouste Gulbenkian Museum Foundation

Monday to Friday: 10 a.m. To 7 p.m. | Saturday: 10 a.m. To 5.30 p.m. And 10 a.m. To 7 p.m. On concert days | Sunday, 1 p.m. To 7 p.m. On concert days.
Tel. 217 823 700

From Tuesday to Sunday: 10 a.m. To 17:45 p.m.
Calouste Gulbenkian Museum: 5€
CAM – Centre of Modern Art: 5€
Daily pass (all exhibitions): 15€

Free entry
Sundays| under 12s | under 18s when accompanied by family | members of ICOM, AICA e APOM | organized charitable groups | carers of disabled people with limited mobility.

Holders of the Lisbon Card, Lisbon Tourism Card 20%
Holders of the Youth Card, students under the age of 30 and seniors over 65 50%

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Calouste Gulbenkian Museum Foundation

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GPS 38° 44′ 12″ N, 9° 09′ 15″ W
Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

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