Fábrica da Pólvora de Barcarena

An important element of the industrial archaeology, the Fábrica da Pólvora de Barcarena (Barcarena's Gunpowder Factory) has a high historic and cultural interest. Through the recovery of several buildings and equipments that testify to the making of gunpowder an interesting space of leisure and culture has been created.


Estrada das Fontainhas


  • Private parking
  • Cultural centers
  • Temporary exhibitions, Toilets, Outdoor areas, Bar/snack-bar, Educational services, Exposições

    opening hours


  • monday: 09:00-02:00
  • tuesday: 09:00-02:00
  • thursday: 09:00-02:00
  • wednesday: 09:00-02:00
  • friday: 09:00-02:00
  • saturday: 09:00-02:00
  • sunday: 09:00-02:00
  • holiday: 09:00-02:00

Cultural Centers near Fábrica da Pólvora de Barcarena

Anfiteatro do Parque dos Poetas

Outdoor amphitheater, located in a nice green area. Here there are several cultural and recreational events.

Auditório Municipal Eunice Muñoz

An auditorium located in the old Oeiras cinema that stages several cultural activities.

Auditório Municipal Lourdes Norberto

A space where several cultural activities take place.

Museu da Pólvora Negra

This museum illustrates the history of the Fábrica da Pólvora de Barcarena (Barcarena's Gunpowder Factory) and simultaneously documents the methods used in man…

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