28 of June of 2022 to 29 of January of 2023
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.
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The Sacred Poetry of Hope

06 of July to 30 of September of 2022
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.
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Long-term exhibition

Dedicated to the history and memory of the fight against the dictatorship and the recognition of resistance in favor of freedom and democracy.
The Museum's Long-term Exhibition presents visitors with a general characterization of the Portuguese dictatorial regime (1926-1974), its means of oppression on the population (through censorship and the repressive action of police and political courts), the means of response by oppositions, semi-legal and clandestine, as well as aspects of the anti-colonial struggle that led the military to overthrow the regime by military coup, in 1974. On floor -1, visitors can still see part of the structures of the building where the Museum is housed and an archaeological show raised from its subsoil.
Long-term Exhibition
Violence is in the genesis, the practice and the symbolism of an occupation process. But violence meets resistance, with different expressions and impacts. This exhibition aims to reveal and highlight various processes of resistance to Portuguese colonialism between 1926 and 1974, the period that is the object of this museum.
20 of January to 12 of June of 2022
Women and Resistance – “New Portuguese Letters” and other struggles
The temporary exhibition Women and Resistance – New Portuguese Letters and other struggles aims to reveal and highlight the contribution of so many women who, with different origins and paths, invented and concretized battles for their rights, social justice and freedom, from the 1930s until the 25th of April.
06 of May to 31 of December of 2021
The Guarded War
Curated by Maria José Lobo Antunes and Inês Ponte, “The Guarded War” explores personal collections of men who were once soldiers during the war years.
13 of January to 03 of April of 2022