Museu da Luz

A museum founded in 2003, at the time when the Aldeia da Luz (a village) was moved due to having been submerged by the Alqueva Dam. Its collections deal with ethnography and archaeology. It has three rooms: the Luz (light) room, the Memory room and a room for temporary exhibitions.


Largo da Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Luz, Luz


  • 2.00€
  • Easy external parking
  • Museums
  • 3
  • Auditorium, Documentation center, Bar/snack-bar, Guided tours, Educational services

    opening hours


  • tuesday: 09:30-13:00
  • thursday: 14:00-17:30
  • wednesday: 09:30-13:00
  • friday: 14:00-17:30
  • saturday: 09:30-13:00
  • sunday: 09:30-13:00
  • holiday: 14:00-17:30

  • Winter

  • tuesday: 14:00-17:30
  • thursday: 09:30-13:00
  • wednesday: 14:00-17:30
  • friday: 09:30-13:00
  • saturday: 14:00-17:30
  • sunday: 14:00-17:30
  • holiday: 09:30-13:00

Cultural Centers near Museu da Luz

Biblioteca Municipal de Mourão

Space with a vast documentary collection.

Cine-Teatro Municipal de Mourão

An old cinema room that is now a support space for several activities, namely drama lessons promoted by the Town Hall.

Coreto da Praça da República

A small bandstand with flowers, classed as a National Monument.

Praça de Touros da Luz

A modern bullfighting arena with seats.

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