Modern Art Museum, Sintra

Modern Art Museum, Sintra (must see)

The Modern Art Museum holds the collection of one of the richest men in the country: the famous art collector Jose Berardo, born in Portugal in 1944. It is located in a beautiful edifice built in 1920s. The museum displays modern and contemporary art of the 20th century by European and American artists. Some of the permanent exhibitions present such well-known artists as Francis Bacon, Miró, Andy Warhol and Picasso. Temporary exhibitions of Surrealism, Abstraction, Abstract Expressionism, Minimalism, Pop Art and Photography artistic movements are often held there. The Modern Art Museum supports young talent and has a separate hall called New Gallery where their works are exhibited. The museum is closed on Mondays.

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Sight Name: Modern Art Museum
Sight Location: Sintra, Portugal
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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Walking Tours in Sintra, Portugal

Create Your Own Walk in Sintra

Create Your Own Walk in Sintra

Creating your own self-guided walk in Sintra is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Sintra Museums and Galleries Tour

Sintra Museums and Galleries Tour

Sintra is very popular among visitors to Portugal. During the thousands of years of its history a tremendous heritage was collected, reflecting its development and cultural level in different periods. Such items are displayed in the city’s museums and art galleries. The city boasts unique collections of fossils, art objects and toys. A visit to the memorial houses of Sintra's distinguished...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 Km or 1.4 Miles
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Sintra Architectural and Religious Buildings Tour

Sintra Architectural and Religious Buildings Tour

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Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.3 Km or 5.2 Miles