Quake - Lisbon Earthquake Centre

Quake is a thematic experience that allows us to feel the Great Lisbon Earthquake. It is an invitation, in the form of a journey through time, to discover more about Lisbon, seismic events and the Age of Enlightenment.

Lisbon's newest immersive experience, Quake combines video-mapping, interactive technology and state-of-the-art simulators to take you back to 1755 so you can relive Lisbon's most disruptive event, the Lisbon Earthquake. 

When walking through the streets of Lisbon today, the story of the Great Erathquake is lurking in every corner: the orthogonal plan of downtown, the proximity to the water, the many references still today in popular culture. But what happened to the vibrant medievel streets? And what reconstruction plans for the city were on the table? What historical, philosophical and scientific consequences did the earthquake have for an Europe in the Age of Enlightenment?

Quake is an attraction for tourists and locals, families and groups of friends, history lovers, amateur scientists and those who seek adventure; everyone can enjoy this thematic experience, which allows one to discover more about the 1755 Earthquake, about the Age of Enlightenment, about Lisbon and about seismic events.

Travel into the past (and get back safe and sound) to discover how the earthquake forever changed the face of Lisbon and shook the old continent.



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