Museu do Fado, Lisbon

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Immerse yourself in a Portuguese musical tradition at Museu do Fado, dedicated to the melancholic song originating from Alfama. Follow Fado's timeline and cultural influence from working-class roots to international status. Check out the audio-visual presentations and a large collection of musical archives, including discs, recordings, posters, a hall of fame, and even a fascinating re-created guitar workshop. You'll have access to multilingual audio guides, including recordings and biographies of Fado contributors. Check ahead of time for live performances, a one-of-a-kind musical experience. Arrange to visit Museu do Fado and other attractions in Lisbon using our Lisbon planner .
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  • My wife and I stumbled onto the Museum of Fado as we wandered the city center of Lisbon. Our visit to the museum was a high point of our visit, and great preparation for taking in some live Fado at A ...  more »
  • Nice museum to visit. They have 3 walls where all the artists are depicted with a song. You can hear their singing through your audio device. There is also a list of best fado restaurants. We have chosen from that list.
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  • Great modern style museum. It is showing history of Fado music from the beginning till nowadays. After you buy tickets you get a phone style electronic guide. Every single exhibit has it own number that you type into the electronic guide that tells you the story. There is a interesting film projections. The museum offers a wide varieties of exhibitions. From guitars to fotos and music albums. At the end you can buy disks with Fado music. I highly recommend going there to learn about an interesting genera of music.
  • What an amazing place! Could've easily spent 4 hours there. I absolutely loved the video with the Fado singers explain what this music means to them. Full of history!
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