Ticket to Fado Museum - Skip the Line Access
- Duration: 90 Minutes
- Location: Lisboa, Lisboa
Why stand in
line if you don’t have to? Save your precious time and get priority access by
using the skip the line ticket to one of the most famous museums in Lisbon –
the Fado Museum.
Located in the heart
of Alfama neighbourhood, this museum is totally devoted to Fado and the
Portuguese guitar, both extremely important cultural legacies in Portugal.
Learn about the evolution of this music genre since the 17th century until
today, as well as the main Fado singers, guitar players and songwriters.
Technology has an important role in this museum
through the use of an interactive circuit with stations
documenting fado’s history throughout audioguides, allowing visitors to listen
to fado songs, from its bohemian roots to the contemporay fado singers.
It has a
permanent exhibition and temporary ones, alongside a document centre, an
auditorium with regular events and a great restaurant specialized in typical
Pick up your
tickets at Boost Portugal shop in the heart of Baixa and get insider tips about
the quickest and most convenient way to go to the Museum.
The Fado Museum is located in Alfama, the most authentic neighbourhood
in Lisbon. The building where it is located was recovered and opened to public in
1998 as a tribute to Fado, which was added to UNESCO’s list of World’s
Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2011.
This Museum is one of the major tourist sights of Lisbon where you can learn
about the history and evolution of this Portuguese music genre and its related instruments
since the 17th century to nowadays. It has a temporary and a permanent
exposition where visitors may admire famous paintings such as “O Fado” by José Malhoa; and some other
fascinating works by Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro, Júio Pomar or Cândido Costa Pinto
(some of the greatest Portuguese artists). The Museum is equipped in order to
create an interactive experience through the use of an audio guide system and
multimedia videos which will give visitors access to Fado songs from its
origins (in the nineteenth century) up to present.
Besides the cultural information, the Museum also provides workshops,
such as “Sing Fado”, Ethnomusicology, Portuguese Guitar classes among other
interesting artistic disciplines.
We launched you the challenge to find out who is Severa and we recommend
visiting Alfama after the museum experience.