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Cultural Centers in Castelo Branco
Rua dos Cavaleiros, 23
6000-189, Castelo Branco
Located in the historic area of Castelo Branco, this museum dedicated to the work and life of the artist Manuel Cargaleiro includes two buildings that complement each other. One is Solar dos Cavaleiros, an 18th-century palace, and the other is a contemporary building, inaugurated in 2005. Visitors can appreciate a remarkable set of works part of the Manuel Cargaleiro Foundation collection, which includes works ranging from painting to ceramics, including sculpture, tiles and tapestry.
Campo Mártires da Pátria - Rua Cadetes de Toledo
6000-097, Castelo Branco
This project by the Catalan architect Josep Lluis Mateo stands out in the city center landscape for its innovative architecture. It is a hollow building, clad in metal and wood, with four floors. In addition to the exhibition spaces, it has a synthetic ice skating rink and an auditorium with 275 seats, equipped with a high-quality acoustic system, without the use of amplification systems.
Largo Doutor José Lopes Dias, 1
6000-462, Castelo Branco
Situated in the former Episcopal Palace since 1971, it was created in 1910 in the Convent of the Capuchos, by the archaeologist and personality of several interests in science and the arts for whom it bears the name. The original organization was based on the founder's archaeological collection, later reinforced with pieces from the Episcopal Palace and with archeology spoils and the typical embroidered bedspreads. In the temporary exhibitions, works of textile art, sacred art and ethnography stand out.
Rua das Olarias, 43
6000-183, Castelo Branco
Este espaço pretende contar a história de uma comunidade que em muito contribuiu para o desenvolvimento da cidade no período quinhentista, as suas memórias e o legado que deixou.
Rua Bartolomeu da Costa
6001-909, Castelo Branco
The Religious Art Museum Domingos dos Santos Pio, that belongs to the Santa Casa da Misericórdia, is located in the Graça Convent. It has 197 objects that rang from the 16th to the 18th centuries in three rooms, the sacristy and the chapel.
Rua das Fontainhas, 1
The permanent exhibition "the Labor of the construction site" develops along a route which follows the stages of intervention on the stone for the production of stonework. Are the older and traditional utensils used by stonemasons in the course of successive operations and also the innovations that have been, leading to its abandonment and replacement by machinery. The images presented in this course documenting practices and techniques that lead to production of stonework and realize the fundamental traits of the evolution of activity in Portugal petraea. The most significant innovations are those that came to emblematizar the industry itself petraea …
Praça de Camões
6000-116, Castelo Branco
Library placed in the building of the former town-hall. It is divided by rooms accordingly to the literary sections.
Avenida General Humberto Delgado
6000-081, Castelo Branco
Space that, having being abandoned for some time, suffered remodelling works and has culturally reborn to the city.
Rua da Bela Vista
6000-458, Castelo Branco