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.
Farewell, Country 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
The Sacred Poetry of Hope
The temporary exhibition that will occupy floor 4 of the Museum, “The Sacred Poetry of Hope” with works by Dília Fraguito Samarth and curated by Manuel L. Dias dos Santos.
06 of July to 30 of September of 2022