Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Established in perpetuity, the Foundation’s main purpose is to improve the quality of life through art, charity, science and education. The Foundation directs its activities from its headquarters in Lisbon and its delegations in Paris and London, with support provided by Portugal in Portuguese-speaking African Countries (PALOP) and East Timor, as well as in countries with Armenian Communities.
The Foundation has a museum, which houses the Founder’s private collection, alongside a collection of modern and contemporary art; an orchestra and a choir; an art library and archive; a scientific research institute; and a garden, in a central area of the city of Lisbon, where educational activities also take place.
In conjunction with cultural activities, the Foundation fulfils its mission through innovative programmes that develop pilot projects and support, by providing scholarships and grants for other institutions and social organizations.

10:00 – 18:00 // Monday to Sunday, closed on Tuesdays
Avenida de Berna, 45A, 1067-001 Lisboa
The museum is adapted for visitors with reduced mobility, with both lift and ramp access
Getting here
GPS: 38° 44′ 15.06″ N 9° 9′ 17.42″ W
Tube: São Sebastião (blue or red line) and Praça de Espanha (blue line)
Bus: 716, 726, 756, 746, 713, 742
Train: Entrecampos
Paid private park
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