Caramulo Museum

Founded in the 1950s by brothers Abel and João Lacerda, this museum is divided into two buildings, one dedicated to art and the other to old cars.

Founded in the 1950s by brothers Abel and João Lacerda, this museum is divided into two buildings, one dedicated to art and the other to old cars. They are both open to public all year round. At one of the buildings, you can visit the unusual collection of philanthropist Abel Lacerda which includes around five hundred painting, sculpture, furniture and tapestry pieces which range from the Roman Era up to the Contemporary Era. This collection has been improved thanks to the offers made by important collectors and artists like Vieira da Silva, Jean Lurçat, Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso.

The building next to it was built by João de Lacerda in order to hold 100 cars and motorbikes, allowing all vehicles to circulate outside the building when necessary. Here you can visit a permanent exhibition which, apart from an old bicycle and tricycle collection, 30 motorbikes and 70 cars among which the oldest car still working in Portugal, an 1899 Peugeot.

Opening Hours

Summer: From 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm.
Winter: From 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 5pm.
Caramulo Museum is opened all year round except on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day during the morning, January 1st during the morning, Easter Sunday during the morning and Easter Monday.

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