José Malhoa Museum

The José Malhoa Museum shows the greatest single nucleus of works by its patron and an important collection of paintings and sculpture from the 19th and 20th centuries, considered a museum of Portuguese Naturalism art.

Classified as a building  of public interest since 2002, itself becoming a "museum piece", with an excellent location in the magnificent Park D. Carlos I in Caldas da Rainha.The José Malhoa Museum building was the first in Portugal projected as a museum.

 This Museum has a unique meaning in the history of our culture, revealing itself a pioneer in Portuguese museology, both for the architectural concept and for the application of principles of conservation and adaptation to the collection of paintings and sculptures that it exhibits, becoming the definitive place in the cultural history of the speciality.

 We look forward to your visit!



Adress: Parque D. Carlos I, 2500-109 Caldas da Rainha, Portugal

Phone Number: (+351) 262 831 984

Fax Number: (+351) 262 843 420

E-mail Adress :

Operating Hours

From May 1st to September: From 10am to 12:30am and  2pm to 6pm

From  October to April: From 10am to 12:30am and 2pm to 5:30pm

Closes: Mondays, January 1st, Easter Sunday, May 1st, May 15th and December 25th  

Horário dos serviços técnicos: segunda-feira a sexta-feira: 9h00 às 12h30 e das 14h00 às 17h30, exceto dias feriado


Total accessibility for people with reduced mobility

 Braille script

Audioguides in Portuguese and English

How to get there

From Lisbon - Pela Auto-estrada nº8 (A8) com saída em Caldas da Rainha

From Porto - A25,  A17 e A8

Rodoviária do Oeste

Rede Expresso

Transporte Ferroviário:

CP - Comboios de Portugal