Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga

Classical paintings, decorative art, and a splash of iconography

Classical paintings, decorative art, and a splash of iconography

Adults over 12 years:€6
+65 years:€3; student/youth card:€3; Family Ticket: 50% discount; FREE for citizens and Lisbon residents Sundays until 14h

Rua das Janelas Verdes
Santos
+351 213 912 800, website
Tue – Sun, 10h – 18h

Housed in a former palace, this is the place to see the old masters’ fine art, fancy Baroque couches, Rococo chaise lounges, and often-times disturbing iconography that makes you wish you’d been on better behavior last night. It’s nice to take a spin-through and ogle the opulent rooms, and the temporary exhibits are some of the better ones in Lisbon. And don’t miss the cafeteria… not for the food, which is a pretty good deal but nothing special, but for the garden out back. Grab a plate of the day and a glass of vinho and dine in the royal gardens with a killer view of the Tejo. It’s free to enter the cafeteria (and the park too, though it’s kind of rude not to buy a coffee at least), but if you want to enter the museum, it’ll cost ya.

See what’s on as far as temporary exhibits here.

Cafetaria Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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