In the heart of Lisbon, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is housed in a modernist architectural complex that includes a museum with two collections, an art library, a state of the art auditorium and is surrounded by one of the most emblematic modern gardens of Portugal.
Monday to Friday
9:00 – 13:00 / 14:30 – 17:30
Closed on 1 January, Easter Sunday, 1 May, 24 and 25 December
Calouste Gulbenkian Museum
Wednesday to Monday
10:00 – 18:00
Closed on Tuesday and on 1 January, Easter Sunday, 1 May, 24 and 25 December
Every day from 10:00 to 18:00, except Tuesday. All group visits must be booked with 2 weeks advance
Monday to Friday
9:30 – 19:00
9:30 – 17:30 (15 July to 15 September)
Open every day, from sunrise to sunset
How to get here
The two closest metro stations to the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation are São Sebastião (blue and red lines) and Praça de Espanha (blue line).
Carris 716, 726, 756 (Av. de Berna), 746 (Av. António Augusto de Aguiar) and 713, 742 (Rua Marquês da Fronteira). Lisbon Sightseeing: Oriente Line and Belém Line.
Entrecampos station is located at a 15 minute-walk (aprox.) from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and has a connection with the metro network.
You can use the new network of cycle paths in the city centre and leave your bicycle in the cycle racks we have for this purpose.
All areas of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, including the Garden, have accesses and equipment for visitors with limited mobility.
Para qualquer informação, a equipa da receção está disponível para acompanhar e esclarecer qualquer questão relativa a acessibilidade.
Our public toilets are equipped and adapted for wheelchairs and people with limited mobility.
The Main Building has several outdoor and indoor ramps that allow the circulation of wheelchairs in all areas.
We have stairlifts and wheelchair lifts that you can use where necessary with the help of our security staff.
In our car park, next to the lifts, there are several disabled parking slots.
Open from Monday to Friday (except 1 January, Easter Sunday, 1 May and 25 December) from 10:00 to 19:00. Saturdays from 10:00 to 18:00. On Sundays it opens on performance days from 13:00 to 19:00.
The cloakroom service is free of charge. You may leave bags, coats, umbrellas or other large objects which, for safety reasons, cannot be taken into the auditorium.
Shop and Bookshop
There are two shops and one bookshop with publications of the Foundation. The Head Office’s shop opens daily from 10:00 to 18:00 (on concert days it’s open one hour prior to the concert and closes at the end of the first interval). The Museum shop is open from 10:00 to 18:00, closes on Tuesdays.
In each Collection building there is a restaurant-café openfrom Wednesday to Monday. The Ice-cream shop amid the Gulbenkian Garden is open daily from 10:00 to 18:00 (winter time) and to 19:00 (summer time).