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Museu da Música

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Museu da Música
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Although it's off the beaten track, the Museum of Music is definitely worth a trip if you're an enthusiast. Some real treasures are on display from the 16th century to the 20th century - everything from pocket fiddles and a plethora of guitarras (12-stringed Portuguese guitars) to Baroque harpsichords - plus related documents. There's also a specially-strengthened piano that Franz Liszt brought to Lisbon for a much-feted series of concerts, and which he left behind as a gift to the queen, Dona Maria II. The shop (closed Mon) has a good range of books and classical CDs, as well as miniature instruments.


Venue name: Museu da Música
Address: Estação de Metropolitano do Alto dos Moinhos - R João de Freitas Branco
Opening hours: 10am-6pm Mon-Sat
Transport: Metro Alto dos Moinhos. Bus 754, 768
Price: €3; €1.50 reductions; free under-13s
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