Casa-Museu Medeiros e Almeida

Lisbon, Portugal

Situated in central Lisbon, the decorative arts collection gathered by the businessman and benefactor António de Medeiros e Almeida (1895-1986) is displayed in an elegant 19th century house which was his former residence, the “Casa-Museu Medeiros e Almeida”.

The collection, of which about 2000 pieces are on permanent display, is presented in 27 galleries comprising Portuguese and international works of art ranging from the 2nd century BC to the 20th century including furniture, painting, sculpture, jewelry, textiles and sacred art, reflecting a very eclectic taste. Four collections – watches and clocks, Chinese porcelain, silverworks and fans – are showcased in specific galleries.