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Museu Serralves

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Serralves Museum and Park Admission Ticket
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Serralves Museum and Park Admission Ticket
from US$11.96*
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“tea house”(43 reviews)
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Located in the heart of Oporto, the Serralves Foundation boasts a priceless heritage estate, comprised of the Museum (designed by the 1992 Pritzker prize winning architect, Álvaro Siza Vieira); Serralves Villa (a unique example of Art Deco...more
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Rua Dom Joao de Castro 210, Porto 4150-417, Portugal
+351 808 200 543
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Reviewed today via mobile

I went to Serralves on a Sunday about midday and there was a long queue to get in but it was worth it! I didn’t have to wait for more than about 10-15 minutes. Apparently if you arrive earlier or later the queue is gone....More

Thank HeathYJohn
Reviewed 4 days ago

This estate was well worth a visit, an oasis and one of my highlights away from the busy streets of Porto and Lisbon. The house is unfurnished, so a bit stark, but such an unusual pleasing design you couldn't help but wonder about the people...More

Thank camper6
Reviewed 5 days ago

And I mean the building, the gardens the art deaconess of much of what you see. The exhibits inside are great especially if you like things modern and provocative and not what you are expecting. It was August and I could have spent a much...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small but very interesting architecture of this museum with lot of day light. Several small exhibitions were on display but mainly one of Kapoor. Even if located in a small almost secret room in the basement there is a huge picture of Miss Ciclolinn being...More

1  Thank jchevasson
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there when Anish Kapoor was exhibited. The exibition design is very good, a wonderful building with a nice and groomed garden around it, perfect for a walk. I was in the museum cafe, my quiche and coffee was good, very friendly people. A...More

Thank Mirella M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As an design lecturer I often include a trip to a gallery or museum whilst on my travels. The museu serralves did not disappoint. Beautiful modern building situated in a grand plot of gardens, lakes, ponds, tranquil areas and even overlooking a farm field. Incorporating...More

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited recently via Porto hop-on hop-off. We were extremely disappointed by the exhibits - except for that of Anish Kapoor which was excellent. The museum building , itself is also very striking

Thank rcoughlan200
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very unique and beautiful museum and building. I definitely recommend it if you're into art and culture

Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited yesterday and had a wonderful day. The exhibitions are interesting and well laid out. The Anish Kapoor collection is a particular highlight. We loved the gardens and spent a happy couple of hours wandering. The buffet lunch in the restaurant was very high...More

Thank jennieliz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The art may not be everyone's cup of tea which can be said for any gallery, but some of the exhibits have some imagination in most cases. It is spaced out and sectioned. The sculptures focus your mind, some admittedly are questionable. The outside exhibits...More

Thank tarquin2018
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August 16, 2018|
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Response from JulietGR | Reviewed this property |
We ate in the café in the gardens, next to the former tennis courts. The food was good value and very tasty. We had toasted cheese and ham sandwiches; you could say it was quite "rustic," or not very sophisticated, but it... More
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We bought the Porto Pass which gave us unlimited rides on the metro as well as busses, there is a bus stop across the street and in front of the entrance. If you're feeling adventurous it's walkable as well, straight down... More