Casa Museu Bissaya Barreto

Casa Museu Bissaya Barreto information

Location
Coimbra , Portugal
Address
Rua Infantaria 23
Telephone
+351 239 853 800
More information
www.fbb.pt
Prices
adult/child or senior €2.50/1.25
Opening hours
11am-1pm Tue-Fri, 3-6pm Tue-Sun
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Bissaya Barreto was a local surgeon, scholar and obsessive hoarder of fine arts, and his handsome, late-19th-century mansion has been turned into an art museum. A guide (not necessarily English-speaking) accompanies guests through rooms jam-packed with Portuguese sculpture and painting, Chinese porcelain, old azulejos and period furniture.