Romantic Museum
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Situated within a 18th century Manor House known as the Quinta do Sacramento or Quinta da Macieirinha, the Romantic Museum celebrates and dedicates it's efforts to the subject of Romanticism.


Romantic Museum

The interior has a special allure with its beautifully decorated rooms full of paintings and antiques. The majority of which are open to the public. Of special note is the great drawing-room, a small chapel and a billiards room. Acquired by the City Council in 1972, the museum showcases the ideas of romanticism in various mediums from literature to film, from art to music, and not least the architecture of the mansion itself and the surrounding Crystal Palace Gardens (Jardins do Palacio de Cristal).

Carlos Alberto of Savoy, King of Sardinia and Prince of Piedmont, found refuge at this mansion following his abdication and defeat to the Imperial Austrian army. He spent the last year of his life at the Quinta do Sacramento in 1849 when he died from tuberculosis. Some of the rooms have been tastefully and respectfully redecorated in his memory.

Tuesday – Sunday: 10h00 - 17h30, Monday: CLOSED
Single: €2.20, Concessionary: €1.00, Porto Card Porto Card: FREE

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Getting to the Romantic Museum

São Bento Train Station | CP Website

Bus: 200, 201, 207, 208, 300, 301, 302, 303, 501, 507, 601, 602 & 801 | Timetable | STCP Website

Metro: São Bento (Line D) | Timetable | Metro do Porto Website

18 - Circular Massarelos - Carmo (stop: Palácio) | Timetable | STCP Website

Contact Details
220 Rua de Entre-Quintas, 4050-240 Porto, Portugal. | 41° 08′ 50.7″ N | 08° 37′ 43.9″ W
+351 226 057 033 | |  Website


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