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Museum of Modern Art (Museu de Arte Moderna)

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Address: Avenida Heliodoro Salgado, Sintra 2710-573, Portugal
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Portugal's first contemporary art museum houses a fine collection of...

Portugal's first contemporary art museum houses a fine collection of 20th-century painting and sculpture gathered together by financier José Berardo.

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don't go to Sintra and miss this

a definite must but not on the tourist route. If you are going to Sintra by Train after you have seen the national place and the Pena. make sure you go back to the town and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 September 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

good displays, some world class displays. Only for people who are interested in the subject. There a a section covering sound and cinema which had the children enthralled +

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

a definite must but not on the tourist route. If you are going to Sintra by Train after you have seen the national place and the Pena. make sure you go back to the town and through the pedesstrain street to the modern art gallery. Its free and well worth seeing. small , but with some good pieces and the... More 

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Sintra, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

I've been there 2 years ago and enjoy the expositions at the time as I'm very interested in paintings and some modern art.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

The Museum of Modern Art in Sintra is one of the less visited (tourist) attractions in town. This is a shame. The expositions feature established Portuguese modern artists (both sculptures and paintings) and some more experimental works by those up-and-coming. The staff is committed to the museum's success, which it rightly deserves judging by the museum's state of the art... More 

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

this Museum has gathered together, under the roof of an interesting building, a permanent collection of international modern and contemporary art, the Bernardo Collection, a fascinating panorama of European / American works of the 20th century. It represents the major movements, and school of artistic research, illustrated by works essential to an understanding of the history of international art. Tours... More 

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2014

Lovely building but the very very modern art is really a bit strange -blank screens to bondage- and not my cup of tea. The pre-1960 modern art is certainly more pleasing with exhibits of Warhol, Dali and Picasso et al.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014

Some interesting pieces and some very weird. Some well know artists such as Andy Warhol, Dali and Picasso. Ranges from art, photographs, sculpture and installations. Our two teenage boys also enjoyed, and it's free. Recommended.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

The former Sintra Museum of Modern Art, which held the Berardo collection (now at CCB, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon) has indeed chenged its name to MU.SA - Museu das Artes de Sintra. This museum has re-opened its doors, after being closed for about seven years, in the late month of May, the 17th, this time to expose part of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

Nicely set out and kids loved the water spray in the courtyard! Very open, airy and fun exhibits for kids to enjoy. We stopped for a great ice cream on the café outside. Seemed a lovely trendy restaurant for a baguette/pizza as well. Worked well on way back from Belem tower.

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Staffordshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

The Museum is a fair walk from Sintra, it's way beyond the station, but it is worth it. It is very spacious and the art work beautifully displayed. We were the only visitors, the staff were very welcoming and we loved the place. Brilliant value at €1 each (free if you are over 60) I was 60 and one day,... More 

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