Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis
Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis © Jose Goncalves
The National Museum Soares dos Reis (Museu Nacional Soares dos Reis), located in the ancient Carrancas Palace in Porto, is one of the most renowned Portuguese museums. This extensive art museum opened in 1840 and is today dedicated to Antonio Soares dos Reis, the famous sculptor born and bred in Porto.
The gallery also houses a foreign art collection which includes works by the Dutch, Flemish, Italian and French masters. There is a large collection of Portuguese 19th century works, including those from the Porto school, and exhibits of ceramics, glassware, gold and silverwork, and furniture.
Address: Palacio dos Carrancas, Rua de Dom Manuel II