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Após a leitura de alguns livros em que se referenciavam obras de arte deste museu, decidi propositadamente parar em Coimbra. E foi a melhor decisão que tomei. O Museu é excelente! E a surpresa começou... more »After reading some books in which works of art were referenced in this museum, I purposely decided to stop in Coimbra. And that's the best decision I made. The Museum is excellent! And the surprise began on the lower floors with a beautiful Roman structure and statuary in very good condition, interspersed with a medieval wall. Then the history of sculpture from the 11th to the 18th century is accompanied along the ground floor, with remarkable and unique works. I will return to continue to see the vast collection of sculpture and painting works of the museum. It deserved much more dissemination in the media!
This is a unique gallery experience, covering nearly 2000 years of history, from the Roman ruins underneath the gallery to the 19th C decorative arts in the floors above. Most of the collection is rel... more »
Having visited many museums, I've gotten a bit fatigued with them. However, this one was definitely worth the visit. The visit begins with the crypts which in itself is an interesting experience. I also loved the replica internals of a church that is displayed with the artwork. This museum truly makes use of its space well as throughout the visit, you get to see views of the city.
this is an incredibly well designed and curated museum where history is intertwined with lovingly restored art. you start in the Roman ruins below and climb slowly but not through ages, instead through mediums. architecture, sculpture, paintings, relics, tiles, textiles, all perfectly balanced, dramatically displayed, and with much focus on the artists and stories. one of the best museum experiences in memory.
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