Getting here

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is located in the centre of Lisbon, next to Praça de Espanha, in a park covering a total area of around 7,5 hectares.



Opening times

Museums – Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed 1 May, 24 and 25 December and 1 January.


Getting here

By public transports

Metro: S. Sebastião (blue and red line)

Bus: 716, 718, 726, 742, 746, 756


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7 minutes by metro from the Baixa-Chiado station and 15 minutes by car from the airport, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation brings together the very best of ancient and modern art in two museums surrounded by a magnificent garden, in which visitors can experience a great sense of tranquillity.

The Foundation is housed in an architectural complex designed in the 1960s, classified as national heritage, which includes, besides the museums, a library, auditoria for conferences and concerts and an open-air amphitheatre.


Updated on 12 October 2016