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Fado is meant to be felt,
not understood,
or explained.
- Amália Rodrigues

An interactive museum to see, hear and feel Fado - Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Discover centuries of history and personalities that still reinvent and keep this heritage alive today. Visit us.

Get to know who sings, who plays and the history that unites all of us.

Personality of the Week
Pedro Homem de Mello

06 September, 1904 - 05 March, 1984


Amália Rodrigues immortalized some of his words, particularly, unforgettable themes on Fado named “Povo que lavas no rio”, “O rapaz da camisola verde”, “Havemos de ir a Viana” and “Fria Claridade”.

Posters of Amália Rodrigues


Fado Guide
Fado in the Streets of Lisbon
The Museum on Social Media


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