Opening times and ticket office

Atividades

Publicações

O Museu Pio XII, no âmbito da missão desenvolvida pelo Instituto de História e Arte Cristãs (IHAC), reúne um conjunto de publicações que visa promover a inventariação, estudo e divulgação do espólio do Museu e da Arquidiocese de Braga.

Esta Fundação cultural da Arquidiocese de Braga, apoiada na extensão bracarense da Faculdade de Teologia da Universidade Católica Portuguesa e no Seminário Conciliar de S. Pedro e S. Paulo da Arquidiocese de Braga procura promover a inventariação, recolha, organização, conservação, restauro, estudo e investigação do Arquivo Arquidiocesano de Braga e dos valores artísticos e arqueológicos que são património da Igreja Arquidiocesana de Braga.

Ao mesmo tempo, colabora na conservação, enriquecimento e beneficiação dos Museus Pio XII e Medina.

Desde 2017 o Museu Pio XII tem promovido ainda uma coleção de publicações dedicadas a artistas contemporâneos.

Activities

Publications

The Pius XII Museum, in the context of the mission developed by the Institute of Christian History and Art (IHAC), brings together a set of publications that aim to promote cataloguing, studying and disseminating the Museum's legacy. This Cultural Foundation of the Archdiocese of Braga, supported in the extension of the Faculty of Theology of the Catholic University of Portugal and the Conciliar Seminary of São Pedro and São Paulo of the Archdiocese of Braga, aims to promote cataloguing, collecting, organising, conserving, restoring, studying and researching the Archdiocesan archive of Braga and the artistic and archaeological values that are a heritage of the Archdiocesan Church of Braga.

At the same time, it collaborates towards conserving, enriching and improving the Pius XII and Medina Museums.

Since 2017, the Pius XII Museum has also promoted a collection of publications dedicated to contemporary artists.

Opening times and ticket office

Visit

Opening times and ticket office

Opening times

Museum opening times
(including the Medina Gallery and Medieval Tower):

From Tuesday to Sunday, 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.

Visit the Archbishops Gallery
(only when booked in advance):

Thursday, between 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
(to book, e-mail info@museupioxii.pt or call 253 200 130).

The Pius XII Museum is divided into three distinctive sections, which may be visited separately: the main section, which includes the permanent exhibition “One Museum, One History;” the Henrique Medina Gallery; and the Medieval Tower.

Along with these three sections, the Museum also offers visits to the Levi Guerra room and the temporary exhibitions that can be found in the various allocated spaces, where the work of contemporary artists is usually on display.

Visits to the Archbishops Gallery, on the grounds of the Bishop’s Palace, are also booked via the Pius XII Museum.

Ticket office

The ticket prices are as follows:
Exhibition visit: One Museum, One History: 2€
Medina Gallery visit: 2€
Medieval Tower visit: 2€
Entire Museum visit: 4€
School students visits: 1€ / student (teachers and helpers go free)

Children under 12 years old go free, as long as they are accompanied by an adult with a paid ticket.

Under no circumstance may the Museum return ticket money.
All payments should be made in cash.

Tickets for temporary exhibition visits usually cost 2€. In some cases, they are free – for each exhibition, check the ticket price at reception.

There is a 50% discount for groups with a minimum of 10 adults. Maximum of 30 people per group. All groups (including schools), will be accompanied by a guide.

On International Museum Day, admission is free.