National Resistance and Freedom Museum – Peniche

25 of April of 2019 - 18h30
Fortress of Peniche

On April 25, at 6:30 p.m., with the presence of the Portuguese Prime Minister will be inaugured – in the Fortress of Peniche -, the Memorial of the former political prisoners of Peniche. First step that will lead to the integral inauguration of the future National Resistance and Freedom Museum.

The Aljube Museum Resistance and Freedom  is associated to the event with words of complete joy.

Luís Farinha

(Dir. MARL)

Other events

Women from Marinha Grande
In partnership with the Women's Democratic Movement (MDM) we welcomed women from Marinha Grande who were resisting the dictatorship for a conversation about their memories of participating in strikes and workers' struggles in the glass industry, of repression and imprisonment by PIDE, and of fighting for women's rights and freedom.
28 of September of 2021 - 16h30
Guided Tours
On 25 September, the Museu do Aljube Resistência e Liberdade organises three guided tours aimed at different types of audiences.
25 of September of 2021 - 10h30
Readings of the New Portuguese Letters
Through the voice of other Marias we will dive into the "New Portuguese Letters" within the temporary exhibition WOMEN AND RESISTANCE - New Portuguese Letters and other struggles.
23 of September of 2021 - 19h00
“They were afraid and went and didn’t go”
In the scope of the parallel programming of the temporary exhibition "WOMEN AND RESISTANCE - New Portuguese Letters and other struggles" we welcome anti-fascist resistance women for a cycle of conversations around the experiences of resistance to dictatorship and the struggle for women's rights, still so necessary and current nowadays.
18 of September to 30 of October of 2021