Pius XII & Medina Museum

Museum in Braga

Pius XII Museum In Braga
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The Pius XII Museum is located in the heart of the city, it displays one of the most relevant collections of archaeology and religious art in Northern Portugal. Fine arts also have a special place here, with a gallery dedicated to artist Henrique Medina.
In the Medieval Tower of Santiago the history Braga is represented and the visitor is able to see the city from above.

The Medina Museum is located in the same building of the Pius XII Museum. The collection comprises 83 oil paintings and 21 drawings of the naturalist painter Henrique Medina. Among the collection there are many portraits, still life and landscapes. Henrique Medina (1901-1988) was born in Porto where he graduated in art. He also studied in Paris, Rome and London. His work is represented in many different museums in Portugal and other countries.

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Visiting Pius XII & Medina Museum


From Tuesday to Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 to 6 p.m.

The Museum is closed on Mondays. As well as on 25 December, 1 January and Easter Sunday.


Medina Gallery visit: 2€ Medieval Tower visit: 2€ Entire Museum visit: 4€

Address: Museu Pio XII, Largo de Santiago, Braga, Portugal
Duration: 45 minutes

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