Museu do Fado

Museum in Alfama, Castelo & Graça

Fado (traditional Portuguese melancholic song) was born in Alfama. Immerse yourself in its bittersweet symphonies at Museu do Fado. This engaging museum traces fado’s history from its working-class roots to international stardom.

The collection takes in discs, recordings, posters, a hall of fame and a recreated guitar workshop. Afterwards, pick up some fado of your own at the shop.