Stuck At Home? These Portuguese Museums Offer Free Virtual Tours ♦ There is a lot of culture to discover without leaving your home. From science to painting, from health to tiles these are the Portuguese museums that offer a free virtual tour. Join Secrets From Portugal and discover everything.
National Museum of Natural History and Science
A 360º visit to the different rooms of this Príncipe Real museum, as well as the exhibitions it hosts and its history. The visit starts at Rua da Escola Politécnica and continues through what is the “last great laboratory of the 19th century”, the Chimico Laboratory, the Cloister, and the Reserve, among other spaces. Just click here.
Calouste Gulbenkian Museum
There are two collections that you can and should visit on the virtual tour of the Lisbon museum. It is the Founder’s Collection, with objects from Ancient Egypt, the Islamic East and works by artists such as Rembrandt, Turner, Monet, Rodin and René Lalique, and also the Modern Collection, with works of art by Amadeo de Souza- Cardoso, Almada Negreiros, Paula Rego or Vieira da Silva, among others. Find out more here .
The interactive space, dedicated to the world of news, media and communication, also has a virtual tour that shows its different areas and three floors. The Newsmuseum, in Sintra, was opened almost four years ago, in the first minutes of April 25, 2016. The virtual tour is accompanied by the voice of Luís Paixão Martins, a former journalist and communication consultant. Find out more here .
National Tile Museum
It is located in the former Convent of Madre de Deus, founded in the early 16th century by Queen Leonor. The world of tiles can also be visited with a click, and there are currently two exhibitions available online: “Grande Panorama de Lisboa” and “Azulejo in Portugal: an identity art, a world heritage”. See here .
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