Find out about the masterpieces of the collection collected in life by Calouste Gulbenkian, the Collector and the Museum building, designed to incorporate this collection. Explore the Gulbenkian Collections through the 360º virtual tour and the Google Arts & Culture platform and discover a selection of masterpieces
The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum was designed by the architects Ruy Jervis d’Athouguia, Pedro Cid and Alberto Pessoa (1969) to accommodate around six thousand pieces amassed by Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian. It is located in the north of the Gulbenkian garden. The galleries of this building are home to displays of around a thousand pieces divided into groups corresponding to Egyptian art, Greco-Roman art, Mesopotamia, the Islamic Orient, Armenia, the Far East and, where Western art is concerned, sculpture, the art of the book, painting, eighteenth-century French decorative arts, and works by René Lalique.
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Travel through 5.000 years of History and discover the collection amassed by Calouste Gulbenkian, one of the most important private collections of international art.Find out more
Find out about Calouste Gulbenkian as a collector, his relationship with art and the fate of his collection.Find out more
Constructed from scratch to house the Gulbenkian collection, this building is a defining mark in Portuguese architecture. Discover the different stages of the project, from the initial tender to its construction.Find out more