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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

26 July, 1820 - 30 November, 1846


Maria Severa Onofriana was known as "Severa", and became the icon of the first fado singer due to her loves and the fados she played, sang and danced in Mouraria.

Posters of Deonilde Gouveia


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Fado in the Streets of Lisbon
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