Museu dos Biscaínhos
Museums and Palaces
The Museum of Biscaínhos is located in a beautiful residential Palace of a form noble family, who built it in the 17th century.
This wonderful example of civil Barroque architecture style demonstrates what Baroque society was like in a noble residence with the original state of the various buildings preserved. In the house, there is an exhibition of 17th and 18th century art mostly built up from private donations of Baroque furniture and ceramics, Chinese porcelain, European glasswork, silverware, textiles in addition to Portuguese and European paintings. The gardens, inspired by 18th century French fashions, are some of the best preserved and most complete examples of the Baroque period.
09.30am - 12.45pm / 2pm - 5.30pm (Tuesday to Sunday);
Closed: Mondays, 1 January, Easter Sunday, 1 May, 25 December