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.
Tours to Museu do Fado
$43 BOOK WITH VIATOR Lisbon Combo: Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Three Routes Including Tram
Duration: 2 hours
$65 BOOK WITH VIATOR Electric Car Tour of Lisbon Old Town and Belém with GPS Audio Guide
Duration: 4 hours
$66 BOOK WITH VIATOR Lisbon Segway 1.5-Hour Private Tour: Bairro do Castelo, Mouraria
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Museu do Fado reviews
This museum leaves much to be desired! It is a bit small and doesn't show the magnificence of Fado! Should show better how amazing Fado is! more »
I stayed just a few metres away from this place and so walked past it multiple times each day. Although there isn't an awful lot to see (the museum is very small) what there is is definately... more »
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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