Museu do Fado

Type: Art & Culture, Attractions, Cultural Venues, Family Friendly, Libraries / Archives, Museums

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The Fado Museum introduces visitors to the history of fado, from its origins in the 19th century up to the present day. Fado is Portugal's unique musical genre characterised by mournful voice and...  Read More


  • Museums: "The museum shop sells a wonderful array of fado-related products, items that make unique souvenirs of your stay in Lisbon."
  • Attractions near Cruise Port: "There's a cafe and restaurant on site where live performances take place. See website for schedules."
  • Best for Museums Because: The Fado Museum serves as a perfect introduction to this Portuguese musical expression, and primes the senses for an evening out at a fado restaurant.
  • Best for Attractions near Cruise Port Because: The Fado Museum is the only one of its kind in Portugal dedicated to showcasing this unique musical expression.

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