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Serralves

Rua Dom Joao de Castro 210, Porto 4150-417, Portugal
+351 808 200 543
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Located in the heart of Oporto, the Serralves Foundation boasts a priceless heritage estate, comprised of the Museum (designed by the 1992 Pritzker prize winning architect, Álvaro Siza Vieira); Serralves Villa (a unique example of Art Deco architecture); and by the Park (winner of the “Henry Ford Prize for the Preservation of the Environment” in 1997). As a European cultural institution serving the national community, the Serralves Foundation’s mission is to raise the general public's awareness concerning contemporary art and the environment. Serralves offers a wide range of different eating alternatives, throughout the day –the Restaurant in the Museum, the Auditorium bar or the Tea House in the Park.The Serralves Shop presents a wide selection of Portuguese and international contemporary design products and the Museum Book Shop specialises in publications dedicated to contemporary art. Located in one of Oporto’s most prestigious zones, with excellent access from the historic centre and main thoroughfares, the Serralves Foundation is a unique place in the city - where art and landscape, culture and heritage converge in a contemporary vision. A Must-See for your trip to Oporto!
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  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
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“tea house” (41 reviews)
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Rua Dom Joao de Castro 210, Porto 4150-417, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I stopped off here on one of the guided bus tours so was easy to get to for me, but probably a little out of town to walk to, but nearly all the your buses go this way and I'm sure local buses do too....More

Thank HelenKitten75
Reviewed 1 week ago

We greatly enjoyed walking the extensive grounds here, which have varied trees and shrubs, and are immaculately kept. The museum building is impressive, but we found the art therein much less so.

Thank jisabr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite how sharp and modern the building seems, the exhibitions that were happening were somewhat disappointing. Not just because it was a bit too abstract to my liking but the galleries seemed way too empty and loose. The park was a nice distraction though.

Thank Steve O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set in the beautiful grounds of an Art Deco mansion, the gallery is housed in a wonderfully designed modern building that gives a wonderful feeling of space - ideal for presenting a stimulating range of modern art. Captions are in English as well as Portuguese...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time inside the museum and walking through the park. There is also a nice cafe close to the rose garden

Thank ericfesterling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful afternoon browsing great pieces of art both indoors and outdoors. Relaxing and interesting. The lighting in the library was magical. Huge park and with many different experiences. Highly recommended.

Thank Cathrin F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The modern art gallery was good, however we enjoyed the grounds more. Stunning pink Art Deco house and lots of space to walk around. Well worth the visit.

Thank KirstyJay20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A cab ride away from our central Porto Hotel, the Serralves is a well designed space with a variety of contemporary pieces in a variety of media.. There is a lot of great stuff. And some so-so stuff. And some, how do you say, crap....More

Thank CultureGlutton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum, villa and gardens are NOT to be missed! The museum building is wonderful - collection is a tad odd ... However, the gardens and the villa were amazing. The teahouse would be a better choice for a meal over the museum cafe buffet...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Serralves has three main attractions, the Contemporary Art Gallery, the beautiful gardens and the amazing "Pink House", the finest example of Art Deco architecture in Portugal. You can wander through the unfurnished mansion and appreciate the architectural features as well as views of the wonderful...More

Thank jr532015
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AlexWakeling
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victorribeiro
28 September 2016|
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Response from RKTrip1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Here are directions from the museum's website. We drove, and it might be easiest to take a cab or Uber. You can also use Google Maps when you know where you are leaving from in Porto: BY METRO Use lines: Blue (A), Red... More
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victorribeiro
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Response from Keith S | Reviewed this property |
We bought the Porto Pass which gave us unlimited rides on the metro as well as busses, there is a bus stop across the street and in front of the entrance. If you're feeling adventurous it's walkable as well, straight down... More
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