Museu Serralves, Porto

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In a minimalist building, Museu Serralves hosts frequently changing contemporary art exhibits. This prominent European contemporary circuit, part of the most-visited museum in Portugal, aims to bring attention to art and the fragile environment. Built on 18 hectares (44 acres) dotted with modern sculptures, the complex includes a 14-gallery museum, farmland, a shop, a bookstore, and several cafes. Use an audio guide at the museum to learn about its frequently changing exhibits and activities--there is not a single permanent exhibit at the site. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Museu Serralves by using our Porto journey planning site .
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  • Got the museum + park ticket for €12. The museum is great, some really cool exhibits to see but I really loved the park. Great to stroll around, some nice water features and some interesting art insta...  more »
  • Museum of modern art to visit if you really like contemporary art (a little inaccessible for the neophytes) surrounded by a beautiful park with many essences of trees and flowers and scattered works. Really beautiful art deco Villa.
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  • Amazing architecture and even more beautiful park. Visit on a sunny day and stroll through the green. There are huge trees and a calm little lake. The museum's restaurant is great as well. Good buffet with veggie options and fruit salad dessert. We spent a perfect afternoon here.
  • what a great discovery. we were luck enough to stumble on this during a Joana Vasconcelos exhibit. the museum is a fairly standard modernist setting but it's a good spot for contemporary art. wander around the garden and end up at the Richard Serra...shades of Kubrick monolith in a turn of the century European stately home.
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