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Rua da Nossa Senhora da Conceição
7200-071, Reguengos de Monsaraz
The Official Dark Sky Observatory is located in Cumeada, in Reguengos de Monsaraz, in a former primary school. The space was reconverted and adapted to function as the Official Observatory of Dark Sky Alqueva. It has a permanent astrophotography exhibition by astrophotographer Miguel Claro and a mini-museum, where you can touch a real meteorite, see the original autograph of the last astronaut to go to the moon and other curiosities.
Avenida Gago Coutinho e Sacadura Cabral, 19
5150-610, Vila Nova de Foz Côa
This is the biggest Paleolithic open-air museum, where you can view a variety of rock engravings. The most important rock art collections are those of Canada do Inferno, Penascosa, Ribeira de Piscos, Quinta da Barca, Pharisee and beech. It is classified as a national monument and Cultural heritage of humanity.
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.
Praça Professor Cavaleiro Ferreira
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.
Largo de Olivença
Cultural space of reference in Marvão, hosting numerous events.
Largo Mouzinho de Albuquerque - Apartado 2087
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.
Quinta dos Franceses - Seixal
A space that welcomes several activities, such as congresses and performances, among other events.
Praça 1º de Maio, 1
Foi a maior empresa do setor corticeiro em Portugal e, durante algum tempo, do mundo. Reconhecida pela sua política social inovadora, ficou intimamente ligada à vida de muitas gerações de seixalenses, sendo por isso um ponto de passagem obrigatório para quem visita o concelho. Os antigos refeitórios da fábrica foram transformados num moderno restaurante e bar, com vista privilegiada para a Baía do Seixal.
Alameda do Barão de Roches, 31
The ' Faialense ' Theatre is the reference cultural space on the island of Faial to the presentation of cultural initiatives in the field of dance, theatre, music or movies. Opened in 1856, was closed for restoration works for six years, reopening in 2003.
Rua Lançarote de Freitas, 7
This cultural space, meeting point for several forms of artistic expression and for congresses, colloquies and conferences, is located in a 17th century building with a coat of arms. It has three exhibitions rooms, two animation rooms and an auditorium that can welcome 300 people.