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  • House-museum of aljustrel  | ethnographic museum of aljustrel,  fÁTIMA

    House-museum of aljustrel | ethnographic museum of aljustrel, fÁTIMA

    In one of the houses of Aljustrel, whose origins date back probably to the seventeenth century, the Fatima Shrine installed the House Museum of Aljustrel.

    This is a museum that links the lives of visionaries to a historical and ethnographic context that lets us know the habits and customs of the people of Fatima at the time held the apparitions.

    Inside, opened to the public, is a traditional costumes exhibition, the tools, the mason tools and Hacker, the loom and the oxcart. In addition to the parts that displays, it preserves the divisions of housing, from the porch to the kitchen, the bedrooms at the winery, the corral to en-out.

    Distance from Luz Houses
    . By car 2,1km/4min
    . Walking 1,7km/10min

    Address_ Aljustrel - Fátima
    GPS_ 39.615413, -8.664877 Site_ www.santuario-fatima.pt
  • Sacred art and ethnology  museum of fátima,  fÁTIMA

    Sacred art and ethnology museum of fátima, fÁTIMA

    Opened in 1991 and integrated in the Portuguese Museum Network, brings together a vast collection of Portuguese sacred art and ethnography of countries around the world.

    Reports on his way, the story of Christ and Missions taking visitors to meet with the mysteries of the Christian faith and the way of the Gospel through the 5 continents.

    Distance from Luz Houses
    . By car 2,1km/4min
    . Walking 1,8km/15min

    Address_ Rua Francisco Marto nº 52, 2495 Fátima
    GPS_ 39.629075, -8.669268 Site_ masefatima.blogspot.pt
  • munipality museum of ourém

    munipality museum of ourém

    The Municipal Museum of Ourém is located in the Historical Center of Ourém, in the building where the City Hall functioned until 1841. Here we can dazzle us with magnificent varied exhibitions.

    Distance from Luz Houses
    . By car 12,4km/18min

    Address_ Largo Dr. Vitorino de Carvalho, n.º 14, 2490-497 Ourém
    GPS_ 39.6565501, -8.57578 Site_ museu2.cm-ourem.pt
  • MunicipalITY Museum of Batalha - MCCB

    MunicipalITY Museum of Batalha - MCCB

    Elected as the Best Portuguese Museum in 2012 by APOM (Portuguese Museum Association) and distinguished with the prestigious Kenneth Hudson Prize (2013), it is a space inserted in the line of New Museology and Sociomuseology, which intends to value the identity and the history of the Municipality of Batalha and its population.

    It is a dynamic and interactive space that portrays the life of this territory from its geological, paleontological and archaeological origins, traversing historical and artistic events up to the present time.

    Distance from Luz Houses
    . By car 2.1km/4min
    . Walking 1,7km/10min

    Address_ Largo Goa, Daman and Diu, No. 4, 2440-901 Batalha
    GPS_ 39.6575, -8.824722 Site_ www.museubatalha.com
  • paper mill museum, LEIRIA

    paper mill museum, LEIRIA

    It is a museum resulting in a multidisciplinary team from the recognized Arq. Álvaro Siza Vieira to municipal technicians, which aims to preserve the memory of arts and traditional crafts related to the grinding of cereals, the manufacture of olive oil and the production of the paper.

    Distance from Luz Houses
    . By car 24km/18min 
     
    Address_ Rua Fábrica do Papel, nº 13, 2410-103 Leiria
    GPS_ 39.740305, -8.800789 Site_ www.visiteleiria.pt
  • santana's market, leiria

    santana's market, leiria

    This building dating from the beginning of the XX century, authored by Ernesto Korrodi, was created to house the Municipal Market passing in 2002, working as a cultural center quite diverse and dynamic.

    Distance from Luz Houses
    . By car 24,8km/20min 
     
    Address_ Largo de Santana, Leiria
    GPS_ 39.743184, -8.807684 Site_ www.cm-leiria.pt
  • interpretive centre

    interpretive centre "abrigo do Lagar velho, lapedo", LEIRIA

    Abrigo do Lagar Velho is an archaeological site in the Lapedo Valley, discovered in 1998 and classified as a national monument.

    The main attraction on this site is the grave of a child from the Upper Palaeolithic, also known as the Lapedo Child.

    Distance from Luz Houses
    . By car 36,4km/30min

    Address_ Carrasqueira, 2414-006 Santa Eufémia, Leiria
    GPS_ 39.7551178, -8.7332631 Site_ www.visiteleiria.pt
  • alta estremadura ethnographic museum  - Casa da madalena, BATALHA

    alta estremadura ethnographic museum - Casa da madalena, BATALHA

    The House of Magdalene is a building of the XVIII and XIX centuries, whose architectural construction is testimony of three distinct times where we can find an interesting estate of permanent exhibitions of ethnographic miniatures, musical instruments, costumes, flower beds parts of Batalha, agricultural implements and tools of various professions.

    Distance from Luz Houses
    . By car 2,1km/4min
    . Walking 1,7km/10min

    Address_ Rebolaria, Batalha
    GPS_ 39.6674465, -8.8156039 Site_ www.rosasdolena.pt
  • wax museum, FÁTIMA

    wax museum, FÁTIMA

    The Fátima Wax Museum portrays in its 31 scenes, the whole story of Fatima, with 112 wax figures properly framed in décor and ethnography of the time of the apparitions, the year 1917. 

    Distance from Luz Houses
    . By car 2,3km/4min
    . Walking 1,5km/10min

    Address_ Rua Jacinta Marto, 2495-450 Fátima
    GPS_ 39.632058, -8.677505 Site_ www.mucefa.pt
  • interactive museum

    interactive museum "the miracle of fátima", FÁTIMA

    This Museum portrays the history of the Fatima apparitions through a virtual, interactive route with multimedia content and use of new technologies such as holograms and 3D.

    Distance from Luz Houses
    . By car 2,3km/4min
    . Walking 1,2km/10min

    Address_ CC Espaço Fatimae, Av. D. José Alves Correia da Silva nº 123, Piso -1, 2495-402 Fátima
    GPS_ 39.630289,-8.678301 Site_ www.omilagredefatima.com
  • Olive oil museum, FÁTIMA

    Olive oil museum, FÁTIMA

    Here you can discover all the olive oil production phases, learning to distinguish between olive oil, and indulge in delicacies of the region.

    Distance from Luz Houses
    . By car 3,6km/5min
    . Walking 3,2km/15min

    Address_ Rua da Cooperativa nº58, 2495-554 Fátima
    GPS_ 39.612918, -8.652315 Site_ www.azeitefatima.pt
  • interpretive center of the battle of aljubarrota, BATALHA

    interpretive center of the battle of aljubarrota, BATALHA

    The Battle of Aljubarrota Interpretation Centre is a project that includes the almost complete remodeling of the former Military Museum of St. George, located in Campo de São Jorge, which was fought the Battle of Aljubarrota, between Portuguese and Castilian, 14 August 1385.

    Besides the construction of the Interpretation Centre, the intervention included archaeological work and environmental rehabilitation of the Campo de San Jorge. The Interpretation Centre of Aljubarrota battle develops three cores and its brand image is strong multimedia component.

    Distance from Luz Houses
    . By car 20,8km/26min 

    Address_ Av. D. Nuno Álvares Pereira, nº 120, São Jorge, 2480-062 Calvaria de Cima
    GPS_ 39.63956, -8.84518 Site_ www.fundacao-aljubarrota.pt
  • museum of Leiria

    museum of Leiria

    Leiria Museum is an open window facing the memory of a land inhabited for a long time that, at the beginning of the 21st century, reveals a new look at a complex reality.

    This institution has received several awards, such as Best Museography Work in the Portuguese National Museology Awards in 2016, an honourable mention in the Best Museum category and an honourable mention in the Physical Accessibility category from Acesso Cultura association.

    Distance from Luz Houses
    . By car 24,2km/18min

    Address_ Rua Tenente Valadim, n.º 41, 2410-190 Leiria
    GPS_ 39.741774, -8.802881 Site_ www.visiteleiria.pt
  • house-museum joão soares cultural center, LEIRIA

    house-museum joão soares cultural center, LEIRIA

    In this house-museum we can find several temporary exhibitions of gifts received by Mário Soares during his public life, as Prime Minister and then as President of the Portuguese Republic.

    You can still see a permanent exhibition that presents a synthetic view of the century. XX in Portugal, with audiovisual support.

    Distance from Luz Houses
    . By car 17,2km/23min

    Address_ Rua Nossa Sra. Da Gaiola, 2410-513 Cortes, Leiria
    GPS_ 39.7015752, -8.7832256 Site_ www.fmsoares.pt
  • Moving image  museum - MIMO, LEIRIA

    Moving image museum - MIMO, LEIRIA

    In this museum we can find a vast collection of objects and techniques relating to moving images, where there is also space and conditions for research and study in this area.

    Here we can find the collection of exposure, several activities on the theme and the publication of documents.

    Distance from Luz Houses
    . By car 25,8km/22min 

    Address_ Largo de São Pedro, Leiria
    GPS_ 39.747575, -8.807361 Site_ mimo.cm-leiria.pt
  • agro-museum

    agro-museum "Dona julinha", LEIRIA

    Since the late 19th century, the farmhouse of Pereira Alves de Matos Carreira – nowadays the Agricultural Museum Dona Julinha – has been one of the great farmhouses in Leiria.

    Distance from Luz Houses
    . By car 36,4km/30min

    Address_ Travessa da Igreja, 2425-781 Ortigosa
    GPS_ 39.830991, -8.840587 Site_ www.visiteleiria.pt
  • munipality museum of Porto de Mós

    munipality museum of Porto de Mós

    This museum aims to bring together and salvaguar the historical and cultural heritage of the various regions of the district, from pre-history to the present day, dividing by 4 distinct areas: Geology, Paleontology, Archaeology and Ethnography.

    Distance from Luz Houses
    . By car 20,8km/26min 

    Address_ Travessa de S. Pedro, 2480 Porto de Mós
    GPS_ 39.601667, -8.817778 Site_ www.municipio-portodemos.pt
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