Tickets for Calouste Gulbenkian Museum: Skip The Line

Get arty with a giant private collection in a beautifully designed gallery

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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 14:00
Monday:  10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday:  Closed
Wednesday:  10:00 - 18:00
Thursday:  10:00 - 18:00
Friday:  10:00 - 17:00
Saturday:  10:00 - 18:00
Highlights
  • Explore one of the world's greatest private art collections, amassed by Calouste Gulbenkian himself and with pieces ranging from Greco-Roman, to Islamic Orient, and the Far East
  • Dive into an even bigger collection of contemporary Portuguese art, with over 10,000 works showcasing the best and brightest talent in the country
  • Relax in the beautiful gardens, with dozens of winding pathways and beautiful water features – the perfect spot to relax and contemplate all the masterpieces you've just seen
Description

The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum was established to foster new knowledge through art, science, and education. Mission accomplished! Immaculately designed with a delightful garden, the museum houses Calouste Gulbenkian's private collection in one building, as well as the world's largest collection of contemporary Portuguese art in a second building. It's a treat for the art-lover's senses.

Inside the museum's uber-stylish walls you'll experience thousands of years of art, from antiquity to the present day. Arranged chronologically, start with the Egyptians and Greco-Romans and move through Mesopotamia, the Islamic Orient, Armenia and the Far East.

Touchscreen info stations fill you in on the history and context while giving the art room to breathe, so feel free to explore at your own pace.

And when you've finished with all the paintings, sculpture, tapestry and furniture, make sure you leave time for a stroll in the garden! Designed in harmony with the building's architecture, the winding grinding pathways and sparkling water features are perfect for a spot of intellectual musing.

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Ticket features
Smartphone tickets accepted
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What's included
Access to the permanent collections in both buildings (Founder's Collection building and Modern Collection building)
Guided tour
Access to temporary exhibitions in both buildings
Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
45A,Avenida de Berna, 1067-001, Lisbon
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Additional info

Getting There:

Founder's Collection (Av. de Berna 45A)

  • Metro: Blue line to Praça de Espanha + 2-minute walk or yellow line to Campo Pequeno + 10-minute walk

Modern Collection (Rua Dr. Nicolau de Bettencourt)

  • Metro: Blue or red line to São Sebastião + 5 minutes walking or blue line to Praça de Espanha + 5-minute walk
Insider tip

Philanthropist Calouste Gulbenkian amassed a private collection that's considered to be one of the world's finest. In his will, he ensured that it'd stay together and could be enjoyed for generations to come. Class.

Guilherme
Head of Content
Reviews
Jun 12, 2019
Beautiful museum and interesting and amazing man, the founder. Very much worth a visit.
Jun 9, 2019
Fabulous museum.
Jun 9, 2019
Esse museum é somente fantastico e você não pode faltà-lo.
This museum is really fantastic and you cannot missed up.
Ce musée est fantastique et vou ne devez pas le manquer.
Jun 7, 2019
Excelente. Economizei 5 euros pelo aplicativo.
May 27, 2019
This is the most wonderful museum. The collection is amazing and the building is so cleverly constructed that the beautiful gardens are so accessible from inside and out. Staff were friendly and helpful.
May 8, 2019
Skip the 1st modern museum and concentrate on the incredible Persian,Turkish and Cinese collection.
May 5, 2019
I was able to use Google pay/check out which expedited the process. And then I went directly to the door and showed my barcode to enter, bypassing any kind of ticket line.
Feb 28, 2019
Museum was excellent. From metro station you had to guess and use compass to find the way to the museum. Anyway it was very near.
Nov 22, 2018
This is an amazing museum. I recommend a visit.
Nov 11, 2018
Fascinating collection of amazingly well preserved items beautifully displayed

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