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Suggestion of the main museums and galleries to visit.

  • Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art

This building, designed by Álvaro Siza Vieira, is part of the international contemporary art itineraries. It is common to have several exhibitions simultaneously, showing Portuguese and foreign artists. The visit is complete with a walk through the extensive park and the magnificent art deco house.

  • Museum of Port Wine

The history of this museum develops around the importance of local power in the regulation of the wine trade. To see, there are models of boats, metrology and gauging devices, documents, painting and furniture. All the pieces belong to the collection of the Town Hall.

  • Soares dos Reis National Museum​

In Cedofeita is one of the best museums in the city. It contains pieces in painting, ceramics, sculpture, engraving, jewelery, goldsmiths, textiles and glass from various eras. The paintings include the works of Aurélia de Sousa, António Carneiro, Silva Porto and Henrique Pousão, as well as examples of Flemish and Dutch painting. However, there are other highlights, such as Japanese screens and Iron Age adornments.

  • National Press Museum​

A journey over the history of the press, and the various stages of this process through equipment and documents. There are some rarities, such as an 18th century printing press and a 1900 hand guillotine. You must see the PortoCartoon exhibition, which is promoted by the museum annually and attracts the best cartoonists in the world.

  • Junqueiro House Museum

The first Porto Museum House was inaugurated in 1942 and is behind the Cathedral. The building and the collection were donated by Maria Isabel, daughter of Guerra Junqueiro, to the Porto Chamber, fulfilling her father's wishes. Despite being little known, it has the best collections of decorative arts in the country, from the 15th to the 19th century.

  • Marta Ortigão Sampaio House-Museum

In this modernist house is part of the work of painter Aurélia de Souza, maternal aunt of Marta Ortigão Sampaio, the donor of this house-museum, designed by architect Carlos Loureiro in 1958. It was recently classified as a Monument of Public Interest.

  • Porto Football Club Museum

In this museum you can visit the trophies of Futebol Clube do Porto. There is also a hologram of Pinto da Costa, club president, telling personal and club episodes. The interactivity and the visual apparatus are essential to attract fans.

  • Sandeman Museum​

This museum tells and contextualizes the history of one of the most internationally relevant Port wine brands. It has 150 thousand visits per year.

  • Santa Casa da Misericórdia Museum Center​

The Santa Casa da Misericórdia Museum Center preserves a small but important art collection, where the Flemish painting “Fons Vitae” stands out. It highlights the Age of Discoveries, when Portugal commissioned many works of art, especially from Flanders.

  • Porto City Hall

The Porto City Hall is the representative collegiate executive body of the municipality of Porto, whose mission is to define and implement policies that promote the development of the municipality. It is the second largest in the country, currently having as president Rui Moreira.

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