The great diva of fado, Amália Rodrigues, is undoubtedly one of the most emblematic and beloved figures in Portuguese culture. The house where she lived more than half a century was transformed into a house-museum, almost immediately after her death in 1999, preserving many of her personal items.
The now House-Museum Amália Rodrigues, is a beautiful Lisbon like house, situated in São Bento area. On the guided tour of about 30 minutes, the singer’s many admirers may know and enjoy the environment, spaces and objects that populated the artist’s life and that are living testimonies of her career and her personal experiences. Throughout all visit you will be presented with recordings of Fado music.
The Amalia Museum is divided in several rooms, all showing original items:
- Living room containing some fado related old pictures and recordings,
- Dining room showing a traditional dinning table,
- Bedroom, the most intimate and personal space, showing day to day personal items like perfumes, dresses, shawl, shoes and jewelery.
213 971 896
10h00 – 13h00 e 14h00 – 18h00 (closed on Mondays)
Bus (Carris) : 6, 13, 49, 58, 100, 202