Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 12 publications
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Afar Magazine

This center of arts and culture features a music season with Gulbenkian Orchestra and Choir; permanent exhibitions of the collections of Calouste Gulbenkian Museum and Modern Art Centre. Full review →



Guggenheim-level collector Gulbenkian amassed treasures dating from 2000 B.C. to the early 20th century.


DK Eyewitness

Thanks to a wealthy Armenian oil magnate, Calouste Gulbenkian, with wide-ranging tastes and an eye for a masterpiece, this museum has one of the finest collections of art in Europe Full review →


Fodor's Tick Choice

Houses treasures collected by Armenian oil magnate Calouste Gulbenkian. Full review →


Frommer's 34

This is quite simply one of the world's greatest private art collections. Full review →


Insight Guides

Surrounded by its own perfectly planned and maintained 17-acre park, the museum houses a huge collection, which begins chronologically, with Egyptian ceramics and sculptures. Full review →


Let's Go

Most exhibits indulge in it in some kind of multimedia experience, so the experience is typically more active and captivating than your more standard, stagnant art museum. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Famous for its outstanding quality and breadth... the grand finale is the collection of exquisite René Lalique jewelry. Full review →

Be sure to glimpse Rodin’s passionate Spring Kiss .

Michelin Guide 55

Displays its exhibits particularly well and is especially rich in European and Oriental art. Full review →


Rough Guide

The biggest pleasure of a visit to the Museu Gulbenkian is the chance it offers to compare and contrast pieces of art from so many places in the world and from so many different periods of history Full review →


Time Out 69

It's difficult to know where to start in this, one of Europe's leading fine arts museums, with exhibits dating from 2000 BC to the early 20th century. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

The late Armenian oil tycoon's exhaustive collection... is considered by many to be the finest private art collection in the world. Full review →

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