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Cultural Centers in Viseu

Auditório Mirita Casimiro

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Rua Alexandre Lobo, 53
3500-071, Viseu

Viseu

This auditorium stages several shows and some performing arts. In the main lobby, paintings by several artists are exhibited for sale.

Arquivo Distrital de Viseu

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Largo de Santa Cristina
3504-515, Viseu

Viseu

In this archive there are about 357 thousand documents, including church registries, court registries, notarial registries, civilian registries and documents of the religious congregations extinct in 1911… There is also a collection of Music and Liturgy and another of Parchments as well as a deposit where the documents that have no moree place in the installations of the archive are kept.

4 Montras

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Rua Nossa Senhora de Fátima, 35-39
3500-781, Viseu

Viseu

This is a space that exhibits works by new artists, namely sculptures, paintings and jewelry.

Auditório da AIRV

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Parque Industrial de Coimbrões - Ed. Expobeiras
3500-618, Ranhados

Viseu

This auditorium, inaugurated in 2003, is used for conferences and other presentations.

Teatro Viriato

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Largo Mouzinho de Albuquerque - Apartado 2087
3501-909, Viseu

Viseu

This is the theatre where the major cultural events in town take place, from music and theatre to dance and poetry. There are also workshops, ateliers and temporary exhibitions. There is a bar with videos and discussions and the "Canto do Teatro", which is a space devoted to the memory of the old Teatro Viriato ( Theatro Boa União) that functioned between 1883 and 1960.

Museu de Grão Vasco

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Paço dos Três Escalões - Largo do Adro da Sé
3500-195, Viseu

Viseu

This museum, founded in 1916, initially functioned in the Cathedral and only in 1938 did it move to the Paço dos Três Escalões. Among the many exhibited works, a special note to the paintings of Grão Vasco, that came from the Cathedral, from the Bishop's Palace of Fontelo and from churches and convents of the Beira region and the paintings of fine contemporary artists. There are also furniture works, sculptures, jewellry, Portuguese earthenware, textiles, Oriental porcelains and archaeological artefacts.

Museu de Arte Sacra Tesouro da Sé

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Adro da Sé
3500-195, Viseu

Viseu

This museum, located in a cloister of the Cathedral, has valuable objects of its treasure, such as sculptures, furniture, host receptacles, relic safes, religious clothings and books.

Museu Etnográfico de Passos de Silgueiros

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Rua Doutor José F. de Assunção - Passos de Silgueiros
3500-541, Silgueiros

Viseu

This space, divided into two rooms, exhibits mainly clothings, work utensils and regional toys.

Biblioteca de Passos de Silgueiros

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Rua Doutor José F. de Assunção
3500-541, Silgueiros

Viseu

This small ethnographic library, inaugurated in 2003, serves as a complement to the music school and to the ethnographic museum.

Museu do Regimento de Infantaria nº 14

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Avenida Regimento de Infantaria nº 14
3510-104, Viseu

Viseu

This museum was created in order to show the civilians and other visitors some of the history of this military unit from its foundation to our days.

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