Museu do Fado / Fado Museum, Lisbon

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Immerse yourself in a Portuguese musical tradition at Museu do Fado / Fado Museum, 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 / Fado Museum and other attractions in Lisbon using our Lisbon planner .
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  • This a small very well managed museum that gives you an insight on the Portuguese traditional music ... The Fado. With a very nice Architecture and well organized spaces this museum is suitable for al...  more »
  • A must when visiting Faro occur + Nice background information about this music genre €8 pp
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  • After the FADO everywhere in Lisbon present seems to be we were disappointed by the Museum. Probably, the gentleman at the reception had a particularly difficult day, because so repellent we received still nowhere. Here seems undesirable to provide information. Would be rebuked as small children. What a pity! The museum itself is small and informative. Much repetition. There were ca 8 interpretation of an image. Auditions were great.
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  • Very informative. Everything you need to know before going to a Fado show. The exhibition definitely helped me better appreciate the art.
  • Stunning inside and excellent good. Fado was very good too.
  • Want to get to know about the roots of Fado Culture? How it began? Its influence? How it all started? - Go here.
  • It is an educational and entertaining museum. At the entrance they give things like old fashion phones with numbers in it so that in each section of museum you can put the number that is written on the wall and play the sound which includes description of that part, history and evolution of fado and music tracks of fado. Also on the wall of each floor (museum has three floor) there is a picture of numerous famous fado singers. some of them have codes which by adding to that device you can hear their song. The only drawback was that some codes did not work. I think overall it was a good museum and I recommend it to music lovers.
  • Very interesting, but for someone who knows more about this type of music. For me it was just something different, but I enjoyed it.

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