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Christmas in Lisbon
Viagens no Império

Welcome to the Roman Empire. We are in the year Zero. Join us on this workshop-tour, on a journey from Belém (Bethlehem- Jesus’ birthplace) to Felicitas Iulia Olisipo (Lisbon) the Empire’s most faraway city!

Christmas in Lisbon
Visitas guiadas

The Ismaili Centre is back at Natal em Lisboa, opening its doors to everyone wanting to know more about the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslim community, which has been based in the heart of Laranjeiras for the last 20 years.    

Christmas in Lisbon
Visitas guiadas ao Centro Ismaili

In the heart of the Laranjeiras neighbourhood, amongst criss-crossing express roads and buildings which reach up to the sky, there’s a hidden oasis: the Lisbon Ismaili Centre, a space that, almost 20 years ago opened its doors to the Ismaili Muslim community and whoever else wants to visit, though it remains unknown to many Lisbon […]

Com'Out Lisbon
Os Cafés e outras Constelações de Encontro da Avenida de Roma

Until the end of the 19th century, Alvalade essentially consisted of fields, farms and vegetable plots, used in the summertime by the nobility and then later as an area for leisure and sports by the general population. It was in the second half of the 1940s that it underwent its greatest period of development, becoming […]

Com'Out Lisbon
Open House Lisboa

The 7th edition of OH Lisbon happens on the weekend of September 22nd and 23rd 2018. We like to see the city from different perspectives and because of that this year we are going to look at Lisbon through the gaze of architect, critic, and teacher Luís Santiago Baptista, and architect, teacher, and curator Maria […]

Lisbon Festivities
Visit with audio description

The Casa Fernando Pessoa is a house where words play a fundamental role. Here we make use of them to describe our pieces, in a visit designed for a visually impaired audience, but which is open to everyone.

April in Lisbon
Thematic Routes

7 Abril, Working Lisbon on the eve of 25th of april, route through east Lisbon (Marvila, Beato, Xabregas e Vale de Chelas) Raimundo Santos will guide us in a tour through east Lisbon, the area where all the factories were located. 14 Abril, Lisbon, city of repression during Estado Novo (PIDE/DGS Prison and Museu do Aljube) […]

Lisbon from the inside
The Technical Tunnel of the Parque das Nações

A chance to discover one of the most important parts of Lisbon’s urban infrastructure, in this instance located underground. This is a key site in terms of the environment, energy and urban management and planning, and a glimpse of Lisbon below ground level.

Lisbon from the inside
Humberto Delgado Airport

A chance to get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the airport, both in the passenger zone and in the operational area, and discover what lies beyond the hustle and bustle of arrivals and departures.

Lisbon from the inside
Patriarcal Reservoir

Discover a remarkable feat of engineering from a bygone age: the web of tunnels that distributed water to the fountains, palaces, convents, hospitals, barracks and other sites of Lisbon. Up until the late 19th century, these were the only means of water supply in the city.

Lisbon from the inside
Underground Lisbon – the Roman Galleries

Let’s take a look back at the time of the Roman Empire and tread the floors of a structure that was uncovered beneath Lisbon’s Baixa district following the 1755 earthquake and the subsequent reconstruction of the city, and which, over time, has been the object of many interpretations as to its original function.

Lisbon from the inside
Guided tour of the Museu do Aljube

Every month the Museu do Aljube – Resistance and Freedom offers guided tours of the permanent exhibition, aimed at the general public, by prior appointment with its Educational Outreach Service. The aim is to reveal the collective silence imposed upon a whole people, ensuring that this period of history is not lost to those who are too young to have experienced it. Tour guided by […]

Lisbon from the inside
A World of Stories

This tour of the museum gives parents and children the chance to explore the stories and secrets hidden in the past of each puppet. We go through the story of this fascinating art form all over the world as we present different types of puppets, with a focus on Portuguese puppetry.

Lisbon Festivities
Christian Moorish – Visits

June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 Guided Tours to the christian moorish A two hours guided walk through the streets of the moorish quarter, that starts at Igreja da Nossa Senhora da Saúde, continues to Colégio dos Meninos Órfãos, Ermida das Olarias, Coleginho – the world’s first Jesuit’s house  and ends at São Cristóvão. […]

Lisbon Festivities
Visits with Portuguese Sign Language

Visits led by a member of the Casa Fernando Pessoa team and a Portuguese Sign Language interpreter make the memories and stories held by the different rooms and objects accessible to the deaf community.

Lisbon Festivities
The gods lean over the stair rail

Cátia Figueira (a member of the Casa Fernando Pessoa team) shows us the different pieces found on the walls of the poet’s house, different perspectives (belonging to various artists) on Fernando Pessoa or the subjects of his poems. A way of getting to know this house a little better.

Lisbon Festivities
Soul mates

This visit, led by Ricardo Belo de Morais (of the Casa Fernando Pessoa team) is an invitation to get to know the Casa Fernando Pessoa by hearing the story of the relationship between Pessoa and Sá-Carneiro.

Lisbon Festivities
“To the Saint I don’t know…neither do I pray nor make offerings”

Come and find out about the story of Saint Anthony, his legend and iconographic attributes and discover his relationship with the present day and the collective memory.    

Lisbon Festivities
Museulogues. Dialogues between Museums

One theme, two museums. A series of visits involving conversations on a single theme from different perspectives. On this day, the dialogue is dedicated to the Thrones of Saint Anthony.

Christmas in Lisbon
A árvore da Saturnália

The christian christmas is supposed to have its origins in the roman period. The romans celebrated a party dedicated to the Saturn god, during winter. We know today that there was even a tree, decorated in a peculiar way. Do you want to know more? Come and join us.