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Interesting medium-sized museum

This is one of the cultural landmarks in the city that will attract anyone who is an art lover. The... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Andalucia, Spain
An Interesting Visit

I must admit to not having heard of the artist, Vasco Fernandes, and so was interested to see the... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Montgomery, United Kingdom
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Adro da Se | Paço dos Três Escalões, Viseu 3500-195, Portugal
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

This is one of the cultural landmarks in the city that will attract anyone who is an art lover. The first thing to bear in mind is that most of the paintings displayed belong to one author -Grão Vasco, a famous Portuguese painter from the...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

I must admit to not having heard of the artist, Vasco Fernandes, and so was interested to see the works on display in the Museu Grao Vasco. Many of the exhibits were gathered together from the churches in the locale and the cathedral of Viseu,...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

A very interesting Museum to know the intellectual reality of Viseu. Based mainly on the painter Vasco Fernandes, it has beautiful paintings and the work of restoration of the building is very well achieved. Very attentive staff and they make us feel very welcomed. Highly...More

Thank Jorge G
Reviewed 23 January 2018

One of Portuguese greatest painters, do not miss this when in Viseu; here you can have a glimpse of some fascinating works and also "travel" to an era with paintings depicting old situations and places.

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

A lovely museum with some wonderful works of art tastefully displayed. There are commentaries in English on the major works which added to our understanding of Grao Vasco's importance.

Thank MJE47
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This is a very nice art museum focused on the works of Portuguese painter Grão Vasco and his contemporaries. Very nicely set up in 2 nicely lit floors, with friendly and knowledgeable staff. A great experience

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

The main reason we went here was to see the Grao Vasco paintings. There were quite a few spectacular pieces as well as some completed by colleagues. Very nice. On the 1st floor there was an odd collection of a huge mixture of painters with...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Visiting this museum is one of the best things to do in Viseu I guess. It offers a nice exhibition on religious art.

Thank Christophe W
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is a small museum with a great selection of paintings. I had a great time visiting the museum and the city centre.

Thank Clara_Pereira
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This museum is surely worth a visit. The work of Grao Vasco is stunning. There is also much more to see here. It gave me a new appreciation of Portuguese Renaissance art.

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