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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.

April in Lisbon
Open Doors

We open the doors of the Lisbon City Hall on 25th April and invite to visit this house that belongs to everyone. The building was built between 1865 and 1880, projected by architect Domingues Parente da Silva. The magnificent decoration exhibits paintings by Columbano Bordalo Pinheiro, José Malhoa and José Pereira Júnior. From its balcony […]

Christmas in Lisbon
World Christmas Trees

Legend tells us that it was German Ferdinand II of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (husband of Queen Mary II) who brought the Christmas tree tradition to Portugal in the 19th century, although in some parts of the country they had already decorated pine and fir trees some centuries earlier. Join us on a journey around the […]

Com'Out Lisbon
Baldaya Palace Opening

After long months of recovery work, this emblematic Benfica road building will be returned to the population. On September 1, 2 and 3, the opening of this new cultural space of the parish will be marked with various cultural activities, in a schedule that will take place during the three days in the gardens and […]