We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museum of Modern Art (Museu de Arte Moderna)

Avenida Heliodoro Salgado, Sintra 2710-573, Portugal
Save
Review Highlights
A contemporary and modern museum

Installed in a very interesting building, The Modern Art Sintra Museum is a place that you cannot... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nelson B
,
Sintra, Portugal
Interesting but not a large.museum of mostly paintings.

Although it only cost 1 euro entrance fee it was worth a visit. The museum only covers 2 floors but... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Robyn-and-Rob
,
Australia
Read all 47 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
More
Portugal's first contemporary art museum houses a fine collection of 20th-century painting and sculpture gathered together by financier José Berardo.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
11 Apr 2017
“Interesting but not a large.museum of mostly paintings.”
2 Mar 2017
“Quite something for a local museum”
LOCATION
Avenida Heliodoro Salgado, Sintra 2710-573, Portugal
Write a Review
Reviews (47)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Installed in a very interesting building, The Modern Art Sintra Museum is a place that you cannot ignore.

Thank Nelson B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Although it only cost 1 euro entrance fee it was worth a visit. The museum only covers 2 floors but has an interesting display of old paintings and some statues. The building itself is rather impressing with a huge white wide curved staircase leading to...More

Thank Robyn-and-Rob
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I was really, really impressed. I happened to turn up when there were some great exhibitions, plus evening concerts. But please give it a go regardless. Easily overlooked, as its not in the historical quarter, but very accessible (near the tram stop) and at 1...More

1  Thank alisonns
Reviewed 19 August 2016

good displays, some world class displays. Only for people who are interested in the subject. There a a section covering sound and cinema which had the children enthralled +

Thank Carolyn O
Reviewed 28 September 2015

a definite must but not on the tourist route. If you are going to Sintra by Train after you have seen the national place and the Pena. make sure you go back to the town and through the pedesstrain street to the modern art gallery....More

1  Thank lusophileScotland
Reviewed 19 September 2015

I've been there 2 years ago and enjoy the expositions at the time as I'm very interested in paintings and some modern art.

Thank isabelrva
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

The Museum of Modern Art in Sintra is one of the less visited (tourist) attractions in town. This is a shame. The expositions feature established Portuguese modern artists (both sculptures and paintings) and some more experimental works by those up-and-coming. The staff is committed to...More

Thank Nuchtere_man
Reviewed 5 May 2015

this Museum has gathered together, under the roof of an interesting building, a permanent collection of international modern and contemporary art, the Bernardo Collection, a fascinating panorama of European / American works of the 20th century. It represents the major movements, and school of artistic...More

Thank Latam B
Reviewed 8 November 2014

Lovely building but the very very modern art is really a bit strange -blank screens to bondage- and not my cup of tea. The pre-1960 modern art is certainly more pleasing with exhibits of Warhol, Dali and Picasso et al.

2  Thank Arabjim
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Some interesting pieces and some very weird. Some well know artists such as Andy Warhol, Dali and Picasso. Ranges from art, photographs, sculpture and installations. Our two teenage boys also enjoyed, and it's free. Recommended.

1  Thank penny6666
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Restaurante Metamorphosis
355 reviews
.40 km away
Restaurante Dom Pipas
438 reviews
.40 km away
Taberna Criativa
49 reviews
.09 km away
Estefanea Cafe (Sintra)
46 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
Sintra Railway Station
118 reviews
.43 km away
Camara Municipal de Sintra
44 reviews
.68 km away
Wonder Van
96 reviews
.46 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Museum of Modern Art (Museu de Arte Moderna) staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit