Published by Diogo Belo at 19/Dec/2015
The São Roque Museum is located beside the Igreja de São Roque, at the Largo Trindade Coelho. It opened doors on the , at the time with the designation of Museu do Tesouro da Capela de São João Baptista2 due to the collection of religious art original from Italy. This space is housed in the former Casa Professa da Companhia de Jesus3, dated from the 16th century.
In the museum, visitors will find five centers allusive to different themes: Hermitage of São Roque, Company of Jesus, Oriental Art, Chapel of São João Baptista and Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa.
About the hermitage, built in , possesses a relic of São Roque that there was kept. In the orient art room , there are works of religious art of the Companhia de Jesus and Asian pieces, due to the cultural exchange held with these people.
About the chapel, are exhibited jewelry pieces and vestments (adornment pieces). Finally, at the center of Santa Casa da Misericórdia4, exist art works that allow visitors to know the history of the organization throughout time.
- Square Trindade Coelho
- Museum of the Treasury Chapel of Saint John Baptist
- Professed House of the Company of Jesus
- Holy House of Mercy of Lisbon
Map and Contacts
|Address||Largo Trindade Coelho, 1200-470 Lisboa, Portugal|
|Telephone||+351 213 235 444|