The Museum’s long-term exhibition presents to the visitors, on the -1 floor an archaeological exhibit with traces found here. On floor 0, the memorial to the political prisoners and the building’s history; on floor 1, the characterization of the Portuguese dictatorial regime (1926-1974), its means of repression and oppression (the Censorship, the police and the political courts). On floor 2, the resistance of the oppositions (semi-legal and clandestine), prison, torture, isolation cells. On floor 3, the anti-colonial struggle and the independence movements of liberation, the overthrow of the dictatorship and the 25th of April 1974.
A video installation that reflects on the idea of freedom and resistance. A work by Kiluanji Kia Henda and Bruno Moraes Cabral about the most extreme deprivation of freedom in colonial times and, at the same time, fiction as the ultimate space of resistance.
23 of February to 31 of March of 2023
FAREWELL COUTRY AND FAMILY
ADEUS PÁTRIA E FAMÍLIA addresses the dynamics and tensions between repression and the resistances of sexual and gender diversity during the dictatorship and after the Revolution.
28 of June of 2022 to 29 of January of 2023