Suggested four-hour tour of the museum
You cannot afford to miss the exhibition on Level 3, where you will find the collections of Portuguese Painting and Sculpture
and one of the museum’s most emblematic works, the Panels of Saint Vincent
, by Nuno Gonçalves, a unique work in 15th-century European painting.
On Level 2, you will see the collections of Gold and Silverware
and the Art of the Portuguese Discoveries
, with pieces that illustrate the meeting between the Portuguese and other peoples, at the time of Portugal’s Overseas Discoveries.
The tour ends on Level 1, with a visit to the museum’s Portuguese furniture collection
. On the same floor, but inside the former Palácio Alvor, you will find the European Painting Gallery
, with works by Dürer, Piero della Francesca, Rafael, Cranach, Zurbarán, Tiepolo and the famous Temptations of St. Anthony
, by Jheronimus Bosch.