The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum is an ancient and modern art museum situated in the parish of Avenidas Novas in Lisbon, Portugal. The museum was built to showcase the collection of Calouste Gulbenkian. The museum was opened in 1969 after the impressive building was erected to a modern style to fit within its location within a park. The museum which is now run by the Calouste Gulbenkian foundation showcase art from the west with European art and from the East with some stunning Egyptian art.
The museum is accessible through the Lisbon transport network. By metro, take the blue or red lines to ‘São Sebastião’. The 716, 726, 746 and 756 buses all stop close to the museum. The closest train station is ‘Entrecampos station’ which is a 15-minute walk away.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open six days of the week 10am-6pm, Tuesdays are its weekly day of closure. Entrance to the museum comes at a fee of 11 euros for adults with children under 12 entering for free.