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Cultural Centers in Bragança

Teatro Municipal de Bragança

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Praça Professor Cavaleiro Ferreira
5300-252, Bragança

Bragança

Designed by Portuguese architect Filipe Oliveira Dias in 2001, this theater is a fine specimen of Portuguese contemporary architecture. Opened in 2004, and since then the main show room in town.

Museu Militar de Bragança

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Cidadela
5301-901, Bragança

Bragança

Installed in the donjon of the Castle, this Museum presents the history of the evolution of the ordnance, from the beginning until the first World War II. Its foundation dates back to 1929, (in prevalence of 10 infantry regiment stationed here and, later, the battalion of 3 Hunters). Under the pretext of restoring the Castle and the consequent extinction of Battalion Military Museum also departed, returning in 1983 with the original collection enriched by pieces of light weapons from the 12th century until the first world war.

Museu Ibérico da Máscara e do Traje

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Rua Dom Fernão O Bravo, 24
5300-025, Bragança

Bragança

An old House has since February 2007 this Museum, where we can visit more than 40 costumes and about 69 masks of Braganza and Zamora. The Iberian Museum of mask and Costume consists of two separate buildings about 50 meters from each other.

Museu Abade de Baçal

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Rua Abílio Beça, 27
5300-011, Bragança

Bragança

Founded in the late 19TH century, in 1925, and headquartered in the building of the former Episcopal Palace of Bragança, here you can enjoy pieces of archaeology, painting, drawing, sculpture, jewellery, furniture and textiles. The Museum integrates much of the loot from the Episcopal Palace, which stands the Chapel itself. This inaugural set join, in 1927, the collections of the municipal Museum of Braganza. The initial Fund added the collections of Abbot Baçal, notably pieces of archaeology, numismatics, epigraphy and ethnography, and the acquisitions of Raul Teixeira. Highlights also include the collection of masks.

Centro de Arte Contemporânea Graça Morais

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Rua Conselheiro Abílio Beça, 105
5300-011, Bragança

Bragança

Opened in June 2008, the project designed by the architect Souto Moura, originates in the protocol concluded in February 1999 between the municipalities of Bragança and Zamora. Situated in the historic centre of the city and with a privileged view to the century-old cathedral square, the Art Center is housed in a 18TH century building. Divided into reception area, bookstore, bar\/cafeteria, terrace, Garden, seven rooms dedicated to the work of the painter Grace Matthews, educational service rooms, private offices, conference room, temporary exhibitions Gallery, changing rooms, workshops, reception area, large collection, and the reserve ship temporary exhibitions.

Centro de Ciência Viva - Casa da Seda

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Bairro dos Batoques, 25
5300-091, Bragança

Bragança

Opened in 2007, was the 14th Center to integrate the Live Science Network, which shows us the world of energy and the environment. It consists of two buildings: the monitoring and Environmental Interpretation Centre and the Home of silk. The first consists of interactive modules on the environment, energy, recycling. Silk's House is part of a former mill, probably used in the dyeing process of silk, in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Museu Etnográfico Doutor Belarmino Afonso

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Rua Doutor Herculano da Conceição
5300-032, Bragança

Bragança

This museum brings together collections of ethnographic nature, collected by his patron Alfonso and Belarmino resulting from donations from individuals, representing the culture transmontana.

Fundação Os Nossos Livros

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Rua Trindade Coelho, 32
5300-061, Bragança

Bragança

Foundation established by testament by doctor Artur Águedo de Oliveira, politician born in Torre de Moncorvo Trás-os-Montes. Its goal is to promote the cultural enrichment and dissemination of books and literary intelligence.

Biblioteca Adriano Moreira

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Praça Camões
5300-104, Bragança

Bragança

This library, installed in the former Jesuit College, gathers Seventeen thousand books donated by Adriano Moreira.

Arquivo Distrital de Bragança

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Rua Miguel Torga
5300-037, Bragança

Bragança

Inserted in the former convent of San Francisco, this file stores books and important documents for the region.

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