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  • Explore MMIPO, a historic institution in Porto, with your ticket giving you access to centuries of art and culture.
  • Dive into interactive exhibits, art collections, and resources included in your ticket to unravel the history of Misericórdia do Porto.
  • Your ticket also includes access to theatrical performances, conferences, and guided visits for a more immersive cultural experience.
  • Don't miss the chance to explore the Misericórdia Church and Gallery of Benefactors, a unique blend of ancient and modern architecture.
  • At Rua das Flores, the historic area filled with charm, the MMIPO stands as a testament to Porto's vibrant past and present.

Inclusions

  • Entry to Misericórdia Museum and Church
  • Tip: For a wholesome experience, start with the museum's main building, then proceed to the Misericórdia Church, the Gallery of Benefactors, and finally explore the art exhibits.
  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Museu da Misericórdia | A living testimony to Porto’s architectural evolution

As you set foot inside the Museu da Misericórdia in Porto, Portugal, you are instantly transported to 16th-century Portugal. From magnificent artworks to cutting-edge architecture, Museu da Misericórdia has it all! 

Things to know before visiting Museu da Misericórdia

  • Accessibility: Museu da Misericórdia is accessible to people with reduced mobility. Many wheelchair-friendly facilities such as ramps and accessible bathrooms are available at the museum. However, people with reduced mobility will not be able to access the Church’s choir due to its characteristics. 
  • Double-check your tickets: There are two Museu da Misericórdia. One is in Porto, Portugal and the other is in Brazil. So before booking your tickets for the attraction, do check where the museum is located to avoid confusion. 

Why visit Museu da Misericórdia?

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  • Housed in a hospital: The Museu da Misericórdia is housed in the former Hospital da Misericórdia, which was founded in the 15th century. 
  • Art, architecture, and more: Museu da Misericórdia is home to many magnificent artworks, cutting-edge architecture, and interactive exhibits. But you can also admire ancient medical equipment such as an electroshock apparatus that was used to treat psychiatric disorders. 
  • A stellar example of Porto’s architectural evolution: From its sky-lit atrium to the famous iron and glass architecture of the Gallery of Benefactors, Museu da Misericórdia is an exemplary example of Porto’s architectural evolution. The museum is a perfect blend of old-world charm and modern architecture. 
  • A cultural bonanza: Not only can you marvel at artworks and exhibits at Museu da Misericórdia, but you can also enjoy theatrical performances and conferences at the museum. 

Explore Museu da Misericórdia

Igreja da Misericórdia
Gallery of Benefactors
Igreja da Misericórdia

One of Ribeiro's finest churches, the Igreja da Misericórdia is adorned with blue-and-white hand-painted tiles and bears the hallmark of famous Italian baroque architect Nicolau Nasoni. 

Gallery of Benefactors

The Benefactors Gallery is an iron and glass structure that showcases the portraits of the benefactors of Misericórdia do Porto. 

Museu da Misericórdia Highlights

Museu da Misericórdia

Modern architecture

From the beautiful sky-lit atrium to the iron and glass structure of the Gallery of Benefactors, Museu da Misericórdia is a stunning example of modern architecture. 

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15th-17th century sacred art

Museu da Misericórdia is home to some marvelous pieces of sacred art and portraiture from the 15th to the 17th century.

Fons Vitae painting

Fons Vitae painting

The Fons Vitae or Fountain of Blood is a large-scale Flemish Renaissance painting that depicts Dom Manuel I and his family around a fountain of blood from the crucified Christ. 

Woman looking at sculptures

My Blood is Your Blood sculpture

Starting from the façade of Museu da Misericórdia to the museum building, the curvaceous My Blood is Your Blood iron sculpture by Portuguese artist Rui Chafe is one of the many highlights of the museum. 

Plan your visit to Museu da Misericórdia

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Opening times: 

  • 1st January-31st March and 1st October-31st December: Daily, 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
  • 1st April-30th September: Daily, 10:00 AM to 6:30 PM

Last entry: 30 minutes before closing

Best time to visit: Plan your visit to Museu da Misericórdia during weekday mornings or late afternoons to avoid crowds, and waiting times and to comfortably explore the museum.  

Address: R. das Flores 15, 4050-265 Porto, Portugal. 

Find on maps. 

  • By bus: 1M, 11M and 900

      Nearest stop: Mouzinho Silveira

  • By subway: Line D 

      Nearest stop: São Bento

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  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Audio guides
  • 4D animation room
  • Virtual reality goggles 

tips
  • Ensure that you have booked tickets for the Museu da Misericórdia in Porto, Portugal, and not the one in Brazil. Both these attractions are different from each other. 
  • You can rent wheelchairs from the museum for your visit. 
  • People with reduced mobility can also use chairs during their visit to Museu da Misericórdia. 
  • For a fulfilling experience at Museu da Misericórdia, start your visit with the museum building, move on to the church and Benefactors Gallery, and then proceed towards the art exhibits. 
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  • Murça No Porto: Located 1.5 km from Museu da Misericórdia, the Murça No Porto restaurant serves some delicious food that is worth trying. 
  • Taberna Santo António: The Taberna Santo António is located 1.3 km from Museu da Misericórdia. Apart from serving a sumptuous meal, the restaurant also has outdoor seating for its customers. 
  • Taberna Dos Mercadores: Indulge in authentic Portuguese cuisine at the Taberna Dos Mercadores restaurant which is just 500 m from Museu da Misericórdia. 
  • Adege Bebe-Se Mal: Located 850 m from Museu da Misericórdia, Adege Bebe-Se Mal is a good option if you are looking for vegetarian dishes. The restaurant provides outdoor seating and free WiFi as well. 
Woman at a hotel room

Budget: Invictus Hostel (1 km), MyStay Porto Centro (1.2 km), ibis Porto Centro São Bento (1.6 km). 

Mid-range: Porto A.S. 1829 Hotel (650 m), Acta The Avenue (2.2 km), Hotel Vincci Porto (2.2 km). 

Luxury: PortoBay Flores (30 m), Casa da Companhia (80 m), Palacio Dos Cardosas (350 m).

Beyond Museu da Misericórdia

Porto Cathedral

Porto Cathedral

Located 600 m from Museu da Misericórdia, the Porto Cathedral is one of the oldest and most important Romanesque monuments in Porto. 

Torre dos Clérigos
Bolsa Palace

Bolsa Palace

Located 450 m from Museu da Misericórdia, Bolsa Palace is an iconic landmark in Porto. The historical building is also known as the Stock Exchange Palace in Porto. 

Frequently asked questions about Museu da Misericórdia tickets

How much is a ticket to Museu da Misericórdia?

A standard ticket for Museu da Misericórdia costs around €10. 

How to book tickets to Museu da Misericórdia?

You can book your tickets for the museum online or directly at the ticket office. It is advisable to book tickets online since you’ll get cheaper rates online. 

Why should I book Museu da Misericórdia online?
  • Cheaper rates: Online tickets for attractions tend to be cheaper than offline tickets for the same attraction that are purchased on the day of your visit. 
  • Advance Booking: Booking tickets online and in advance, not only helps save time and money but also helps you plan your visit easily. 
  • Guaranteed entry: Irrespective of peak tourist season or off-peak season, tickets that are booked online provide guaranteed entry to the attraction on the day of your visit. 
  • Cancellation policy: Tickets that are booked online can easily be canceled as well.
What do Museu da Misericórdia tickets include?

Your tickets for the museum include access to the museum and the church.

How do I access the Benefactors Gallery and the Igreja da Misericórdia?

Access to both these attractions is included with your tickets for Museu da Misericórdia. 

What is the cancellation policy for Museu da Misericórdia?

Your Museu da Misericórdia tickets can be canceled 24 hours before the experience begins for a full refund. 

What is the cancellation policy for Seville Bullring?

You can cancel your Seville Bullring tickets 24 hours before the experience for a full refund. 

How long does it take to complete a Museu da Misericórdia tour?

It will take you around 1-2 hours to complete a tour of the Museu da Misericórdia.