Museums not to miss in Lisbon
Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga is located in a XVII century palace built for the Counts of Alvor, named the Palace of Alvor-Pombal, the museum contains the largest collection of paintings, with emphasis on the religious works of Portuguese artists. Most of the parts came from convents and monasteries after the suppression of religious orders in 1834.
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian is located at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon. Its collection consists of about six thousand pieces of ancient and modern art, of which only one thousand and thirty are displayed to the public.