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Culture, art, design and quality, for free.

This is an example of a magnificent recovered historic building (used to be a Convent, a Court... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2018
Isabel T
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Lisbon, Portugal
I really loved this place; It was free (and not just on a Sunday)

This is a terrific free modern art museum across from the Museu do Evora and the Se (Cathedral... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2017
flaneur40
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New York City, New York
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12 Apr 2018
“Culture, art, design and quality, for free.”
14 Jun 2017
“I really loved this place; It was free (and not just on a Sunday)”
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Largo do Conde de Vila Flor, Evora 7000-804, Portugal
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

This is an example of a magnificent recovered historic building (used to be a Convent, a Court House, etc....), aimed to offer Culture, Art and Design to the world (Art Forum"museum") and, above all, for free, but with quality and care.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Isabel T
Reviewed June 14, 2017

This is a terrific free modern art museum across from the Museu do Evora and the Se (Cathedral). It houses provocative contemporary art in grand 17th and 18th century dining rooms and the "Inquisitor's office." There is also a section highlighting student art and a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank flaneur40
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Although it was only about 3 euro to visit this museum it was not worth the time or money. There was a modern art section - very poor and only a few exhibits. There wa nothing in English and when I asked the attendant what...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Robyn-and-Rob
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

Went on a Sunday when entrance was free. Enjoyable contemporary art exhibition in interesting historical building.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank sdmmb
Reviewed October 21, 2016

This building used to be the office of the Grand Inquisitor. At the time I was there, there was an installation titled, "The advantages and disadvantages of history for life". Definitely worth the stop!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank JHBoulder
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Normally I'm a fan of modern and experimental/video art but this exhibition was weird. The introduction on the wall was promising, since the subject 'all heritage is poetry' woke my interest. And the first room with the drum, headphones (pity it was only Portuguese) and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Jothih
Reviewed February 6, 2016

Forum Eugénio de Almeida is an innovative space dedicated to the arts and culture. it opened in July 2013, after a total remodelling of the old Palácio da Inquisição (Inquisition Palace). The building also includes the beautiful Casas Pintadas (Painted Houses) and the old Forum...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Ariam M
Reviewed December 31, 2014

If you like modern interpretive art, this is for you. If you were looking for a building that showed history of the inquisition, keep looking. We were expecting that, but got the modern art thing. It was the only thing open during the 12-2 time...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank tree47
Reviewed October 5, 2014

this is a really nice restaurant with lots of charm. great location. wonderfully attentive staff. what is also great is this restaurant is owned by a foundation that gives the profits to their works in the area....supporting their community.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank SpainPortugalTours
Reviewed April 25, 2014

During our visit to this restored inquisition building, turning into a lovely museum, we managed to visit a wonderful temporary exhibition, mainly of video arts, from Karlsruhe. An excellent exhibition!

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank Ruthie17
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