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Museum of Contemporary Arts of Elvas

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Amazing!

The historical building and the art within it create an amazing contrast between classical... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
TommyShelby11
Great collection and a beautiful building

This museum hosts what is, probably, the best contemporary art collection from portuguese artists... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2016
Miguel V
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2 weeks ago
“Missed opportunity”
19 Jun 2018
“What a disappointment!”
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Rua da Cadeia, Elvas 7350-146, Portugal
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+351 268 637 150
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you start with a lovely old building with oodles of space and at least five members of staff, you might expect a good show. That was not the case. I was led though two almost empty floors with the occasional photo montage, blue pot...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Looking forward to this peek at Portuguese modernism but we were underwhelmed. We were guided around only 2 floors but given virtually no information by our guide! He felt more like a minder, although he was polite enough. We began to think it was because...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

The historical building and the art within it create an amazing contrast between classical architecture and contemporary art. The marble work is simply stunning and very well preserved, as well as the blue tile gallery from the 18th century. The exhibit itself is a great...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2016

This museum hosts what is, probably, the best contemporary art collection from portuguese artists. The exhibitions are temporary which means that the art works are replaced every few months but the collection is so good that the chances of seeing really good works are very...More

Thank Miguel V
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