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Museu de Arte Popular

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Glad we caught it!

We wanted to see this when it was in Dulwich, London, but not entirely sure if it was the same one... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
mondragonyun
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London, United Kingdom
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Outstanding Escher collection

A haven from the beating sun and the blustery conditions on the Belem riverfront, this museum drew... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
phutty
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Tallinn, Estonia
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31 Jul 2018
“Glad we caught it! ”
24 May 2018
“Outstanding Escher collection”
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Museu de Arte Popular Avenida Brasilia, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With an exhibition of the works of M C Escher this museum has been on a winner. Fortunately for us it’s been extended from first closing date in May till September 16. But if you can’t get there by then the permanent exhibition is well...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you know Escher, even if you don't you probably do, this is an absolute must. There are almost original 200 Escher pieces here, including most of his most wekll known work. The exhibition is extremely well thought out, the free audio description are concise,...More

Thank MrRwFr
Reviewed 19 August 2018

If you get a chance, go see the Escher exhibition before it finishes...not seen so many of his pieces in one place....great for anyone interest d in his work

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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We wanted to see this when it was in Dulwich, London, but not entirely sure if it was the same one. It was great! Being a maths teacher and taking my 6 year old, we loved seeing the whole story of Escher and especially the...More

Thank mondragonyun
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Escher is quite a fascinating artist with a lot of mathematically inspired works which were really interesting and I loved the exhibiton. The entry was 11 euros and worth every penny.

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

A haven from the beating sun and the blustery conditions on the Belem riverfront, this museum drew our eye for its exhibition on the life's work of Dutch artist Escher. A more comprehensive overview would be hard to find, and his progression from more 'naive'...More

1  Thank phutty
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We were on holiday in Lisbon, and noticed this was on, so went in. The many originals were thoughtfully grouped, and expertly lit to show them at their best. The 11 euro entry included an audio guide which we didn't really use much, but had...More

1  Thank Adge01
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

This is a relatively small museum, overshadowed by the nearby and much larger Centro Cultural de Belém and the Museu Colecção Berardo. Entry was €11 per adult, with a free audio guide for the Escher Exhibition. The works are arranged chronologically, which makes sense as...More

1  Thank MatthewJB
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I almost got away due to the uneducated attendants. It really got me feel bad during this short visit. At least it was cheap.

Thank Gustavo Rezende M
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Visited this museum on Valentine’s Day to discover they were doing two tickets for the price of one. However, this exhibition of Escher’s work is so good that I would have happily paid the full price. The pieces of art are beautifully displayed with audio...More

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yahoody
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Response from phutty | Reviewed this property |
The exhibition is only open until 16 September. (It was only meant to be open until 27 May but was extended, so you might be lucky - it could be extended again.)
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