Fado Museum, Lisbon

Fado is the most famous artists’ expression in Lisbon. Songs about longing, emotion accompanied by the sweet sound of the portuguese guitar. Get to know everything about the Fado Museum in Lisbon.

Fado Museum, Lisboa, Portugal
Fado Museum © ISCTE

The Fado Museum, located near the Santa Apolonia station, near the river, was inaugurated in 1998 and it has unique materials from singers, songwritters and other artists whose role was very important for the History of Fado.

The museum, more than exhibiting pieces, investigates the ethnic and cultural heritage converting to the essential goal of paying tribute to all of those who made fado what it is today.

Apart from the exhibited pieces, the museum has been organizing several temporary exhibitions, editions, seminaries and workshops, discographic presentations and others.

This space was already enlarged and renovated presenting now even better conditions for pieces’ installment as well as safety. This museum has been awarded by several entities.

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Largo do Chafariz de Dentro, nº 1 Lisboa


Normal Adult - 5,00€

There are special prices for groups, youths and seniors.


Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm
Closed on 1st January, 1st May, 25th December.


(+351) 218 823 470

How to get here:

Bus: 28, 735, 759, 794.



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