Museu Nacional da Música houses one of Europe’s richest collections of musical instruments. It develops a regular programme with concerts, theme tours and workshops.
Located in one of Lisbon’s metro stations, Museu Nacional da Música houses one of Europe’s richest collections of musical instruments. Among them are National Treasures such as the Chevillard Stradivarius cello – King of Portugal, the Antunes harpsichord or the Pascal Taskin harpsichord.
The collection holds instruments made in Portugal and in other countries, dating from the 16th to the 21st centuries, of an erudite and popular tradition.
Apart from the instruments mentioned, the museum also houses a Documentation Centre, where visitors can find documents as well as phonograms and musical iconography.
Its vast cultural programme includes concerts, theme tours and workshops.