Documentation Center

The Documentation Center of the Aljube Museum collects, treats and makes available to the community material and immaterial documents on political prison, resistance to the dictatorship and the struggles for freedom in the 20th century, in Portugal and in its old empire.
Bet on creating networks with the scientific community, memory organizations, archives, libraries and other entities, through various initiatives and projects.


The Documentation Centre of the Museum of Aljube holds a Library specialised in the themes of the museum. Initiated from funds from the BLX and other institutions, it has been growing through private donations and donations from publishers/authors and various other entities.

Following the guidelines of the General Directorate of Health, we present the most recent guidelines with a view to strengthening preventive measures to COVID-19, for the protection of all – users and employees.

Regulation for the Documentation Centre COVID