The Oriental Art Museum in Lisbon is one of the city's many gems, never failing to disappoint history aficionados, ... More
Orient Foundation Museum
The Oriental Art Museum in Lisbon is one of the city's many gems, never failing to disappoint history aficionados, tourists and locals alike. Ever since its opening in 2008, the museum has played an important role in educating the public and throwing light on the wonders of Asian history. Be it murals, sculptures, paintings, photography, statuettes, pottery and busts of Asian origin, you will find it here. Portuguese influence on Asian culture is also represented in these galleries, as are traditions, cultures, religions and the ways of life spanning from the Far East to the Middle East. Visitors inclined to learn Asian cooking can attend workshops on the same, and also visit the charming museum shop and its restaurant serving delectable Asian cuisine.
The gallery fulfills its objectives through its location, in the historical center of the town, but also because it's located
in the main building of Sintra's tourist office. The exhibitions are diverse, ranging from painting to sculpture and photography, ...
Opened in 1998, in an old bombing water station, the Museum presents over 12,000 pieces giving one an audio visual
insight of the music of old Lisbon. The place has an auditorium, exhibition area, cafeteria, esplanade, and shop. It ...
Once the Anjos Teixiera's house, this museum presents the most important pieces of art of Pedro Anjos Teixeira and his
father Artur Anjos Teixeira, donated to Sintra's town council. They, in turn, acquired a water mill next to the ...