One of a kind in the world and fully dedicated to Fado and the Portuguese guitar, Museu do Fado provides a unique experience to its visitors. From its privilege location in the historic quarter of Alfama, the museum offers a wide event programming that includes temporary exhibitions, the Museu do Fado Discos label, editions, conferences and workshops, record and book launchings, as well as support to scientific researches fostering partnerships with different universities, while maintaining a close relationship with all those who have the know-how of this art: interpreters, musicians, authors, composers or instrument manufacturers.
The visit to the permanent exhibition is a true immersion in the history of Fado and of such a special world. The visitor may see musical instruments, charts and scores, repertoires, and paintings by José Malhoa, Júlio Pomar, João Vieira, Paula Rego, among others. Throughout the tour the visitor may listen to hundreds of Fados while looking at major works of art. It is indeed a rare and unforgettable experience.
Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm
(last admission 5.30pm)
How to Get There:
Metro – Santa Apolónia (blue line)
Buses - 728, 735, 759, 794
Voucher: Please return this voucher and receive a postcard from Museu do Fado.