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Museu do Aljube, Lisbon

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  • This museum was too new to feature in any of our guide books. We found it just outside the Sé as we walked around Alfama. It chronicles the resistance to the fascist Salazar regime of 1928 to 1974. Th...  more »
  • This is an important museum documenting the history of the oft-forgot Portugese dictatorship that lasted from 1928-1974. Located inside a prison used by the secret police for political prisoners, it p...  more »
  • A must-visit for not let fall by the wayside were arrested, tortured and murdered for not supporting the dictatorship. So it is that in its Museum several floors, deserves lengthy visit to read all the information and we look carefully for each image displayed.
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  • Very informative museum! We stumbled upon this museum on accident. As we both knew that there was a dictatorshop in Portugal for a few decades, but that was about it, we decided to take a look. And we where stunned about the quality of the museum and what you could learn. Free entry for students too!
  • Amazing gem of a FREE museum tucked in the Alfama district. Exhibitions are well developed and clear with clear explanations into this time in Portugal's history. They need a better gift shop because I would have bought SO MUCH things.
  • A most important place to visit, lots of food for thought, one of the best places I visited on my stay.
  • Excellent free admission museum that describes 48 y of Portugese dicatorship, from 1926 to 1974, including clandestine opposition and suppression by corrupt politicians and secret police. Video clips has English subtiles. Everything is translated into English.
  • Free museum, great view from top floor cafe.