MAAT

MAAT stands for Museu Arte Arquitetura Tecnoligia. The new museum at the Tagus river was designed by British architect Amanda Levete (AL_A), who also built the Central Embassy Shopping Center in Bangkok. The Center for Art, Architecture and Technology is an elegant building on the waterfront of Belém. You can walk on the roof and have a great view over the Tagus River and the historic power plant, to which the MAAT belongs. Current exhibitions and admission prices see link below. 

Museu Coleçâo Berardo

The "Fundaçâo De Arte Moderna e Contemporânea" shows the art collection of "José Berardo". Berardo owed his prosperity to gold from South Africa. His collection has been exhibited in Belém since 2007.

 

Praca do Imperio, Belém

www.museuberardo.pt

 

Museu Calouste Gulbenkian

Gulbenkian was a business man who became very rich by oil trade. He collected art from all around the world. After his death the "Museu Calouste Gulbenkian" was built for his collection. 

Centro de Arte Moderna

The "Centro de Arte Moderna" (CAM) was founded in 1983 by the "Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation". It shows works from the 20th and 21st century, as well as contemporary art exhibitions. 

Museu de Marinha

The "Museu de Marinha" shows the great history of the Portuguese sea explorations. You will see ship models and other exhibits of the nations maritime history. 

Map of Museums in Lisbon

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