Returning to normal operating hours

Already on June 1, the Quinta das Cruzes Museum returns to its normal working hours, reopening on Sundays. We are reminded that we are open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and closed on Mondays and national, regional and municipal holidays. We would like to inform you that, also as of June 1st, the cafeteria service will also open regularly from Tuesday to Sunday within the Museum’s opening hours.
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International Museum Day and European Museum Night | 2019

As part of the International Museum Day celebrations (May 18), whose theme this year focuses on Museums as Cultural Centers: the future of tradition, the Quinta das Cruzes Museum intends to reflect on the history and vocation of this Quinta as the the XVIII and XIX centuries, through the different spaces and objects of Decorative Arts that compose the collection of this museum, in order to allow a reflection on the importance of the social habits of the time and its impact on the artistic production of utilitarian objects that still today in day are present in our daily lives. ...
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New Donation by Susan Bolger Seldon’s | House of Torre Bela

On April 23, 2019, at 4 pm, took place at the Quinta das Cruzes Museum, the ceremony of public presentation and formal delivery of a set of pieces kindly donated to the Museum by the Honorable Mrs. Susan Gale Bolger Seldon, last heiress of the family – House of Torre Bela, descendant of the first Counts of Torre Bela, Filomena Gabriela Correia Brandão Henriques de Noronha and Russel Manners Gordon. The donation consists of a nucleus of personal objects (six pieces) from the nineteenth century, which belonged to the first counts of Torre Bela, on condition that they belong to ...
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Notice of change in opening hours

The Quinta das Cruzes Museum will be temporarily closed to the public on Sundays, starting next Sunday, 31st March. The museum will be open to the public from Tuesday to Saturday on its regular timetable, from 10h00 a.m to 12h30 p.m and from 14h00 p.m to 17h30 p.m. We thank you for understanding and we’re sorry for any inconvenience.
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Concert ‘Antiqua’ by the group Dolcemente

The Quinta das Cruzes Museum hosts next Saturday, January 19, the show “Antiqua” which consists of a music concert from an old chamber music by the group Dolcemente, that will interpret medieval and Baroque themes. The event is free and will begin at 6:00 p.m. and is an initiative of the Regional Education Secretariat, through the Directorate of Arts Education and Multimedia Services of the Regional Directorate of Education. Facebook event page
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Reopening of the Museum and Rooms 1 and 2 to the Public

After a temporary closure of almost 6 months, due to structural consolidation of the main building, the Quinta das Cruzes Museum reopens to the public in its normal working hours, starting next Friday, December the 7th. We also inform that the normal circuit of the permanent exhibition is re-established with the reopening of exhibition rooms 1 and 2, on the first floor of the main building, and will also feature some new art pieces purchased by the Regional Government in the last two years . The Museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and ...
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Temporary Closing of the Museum

We inform that due to the structural consolidation of the south corps of the main building, namely the arches of the XVII century, the Quinta das Cruzes Museum and gardens will be closed to the public, from 20th June. The date of reopening to the public will be announced in advance. Sorry for the inconvenience and we thank you for understanding.
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European Museum Night at MQC | 2018 Edition

Last Saturday, May 19, the Quinta das Cruzes Museum associated itself with the celebrations of the 14th edition of the European Museum Night with free admission, at night, from 7:00 p.m. until midnight. On this evening, in addition to the free tickets, the Quinta das Cruzes Museum offered visitors a diverse program that included the a concert of the Orquestrofone, a mechanical musical instrument from 1900 that is exposed, in its own structure, in the gardens, game tours for the children and young people, two guided tours for the adults and a musical performance of Fatum, Fado Group of the Academic ...
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International Museum Day at MQC | 2018 Edition

As part of the International Museum Day celebrations (May 18), this year’s theme was “Hyperconnected Museums – New Approaches, New Audiences”, the Quinta das Cruzes Museum aims to raise awareness among young and adult audiences of the importance to recognize the work of art as a point of origin for the creation of connections with other realities, whether they are the result of the Past or the Present and in what way these connections contribute, today, to our cultural identity. It was in this context that a thematic tour with the theme “An object, multiple realities” was made for the ...
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14th Edition of the European Museum Night (EMN 2018)

The European Museum Night, an initiative set up by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication in 2005, is being held on 19 May, where museums from all over Europe open doors and provide visitors with attractive experiences outside of the usual offer. As in previous years, and for the 12th consecutive year, the Quinta das Cruzes Museum participates in this event, offering a broad operating schedule and a series of events to the general public. This event counts on the participation of more than 1300 museums including 6 national museums. The interactive map of participants can be found at ...
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