This museum offers a window into the life of the town of Vila Franca de Xira.
The Vila Franca de Xira Municipal Museum, which is housed in an 18th Century house, aims to offer visitors an insight into communities past and present and to serve as a repository for local memories. The museum’s main work involves researching, conserving, collecting, communicating and educating. The museum exhibits and disseminates its collections in a cross-disciplinary format. It serves the interests of local populations by building a close relationship with them and investing in the setting up of a network of museum spaces that are located in different parts of the municipality.