| International Conference | Cultural Heritage | Disaster | Preparedness | Response Recovery | November 3 and 4

In 2015, representatives of 195 countries met in Paris for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21) to discuss the impact of climate change on societies, their livelihoods and their cultural heritage. Evidence suggests that torrential downpours, violent and unexpected storms, heat waves, new records in pollution and landslides are increasingly frequent. Over the

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Conservation and Restoration in situ | Millennium BCP Foundation support

The sponsorship of Fundação Millennium BCP enabled the conservation and restoration work, in progress and in site, which will cover the vehicles of the Museum’s collection. The program will take six months and is coordinated by the Department of Conservation and Collections of the MNC with the scientific support of the Laboratorio José de Figueiredo.

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Cavalo Lusitano Restaurant

Since July 8, one can have a drink or a small meal, at the terrace or indoors the Cavalo Lusitano in the Museum square. The menu offers a variety of cold soups, salads, hot food and a selection of drinks and the terrace profits of a perfect view to the Afonso de Albuquerque garden. Avenida

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NOW ON EXHIBIT : A PANHARD & LEVASSOR, THE FIRST MOTORCAR IN PORTUGAL

The first car arrives in Portugal in 1895. It is a Panhard & Levassor vehicle brand, imported from Paris by Jorge Avilez de Sousa Feio, 4th Earl of Avilez. The Panhard & Levassor was founded by René Panhard and Émile Levassor who used an engine developed by Daimler and create cars with front engine and

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| May 21 | Night of Museums | Museums in Motion |

Catch a ride and enjoy the Museums Night! Museums in Movement is the name of a partnership between Lisbon’s State Museums and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. A Volkswagen vans fleet will be available to all people interested in travelling, for free, between 9 museums, located in deferent areas of the city of Lisbon. There will be

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| May 18 | International Museum Day | Free admission

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| May 17 | Exhibition Opening | Fire! Fire! Help! Help! |Royal Ridding School|

This exhibition presents 19 fire cars dating from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth century. The show aims to celebrate in the 621 anniversary of the Fire Brigade of the city Lisbon! Opening at 6 PM. Free entrance.

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|May 14 | Museums and Cultural Landscapes | House of Goa |

Opening of the Museum Festivities with music and dance performances from Goa. The House of Goa will hold a demonstration of artistic activities developed within Music, Dance and Yoga practices, originated in Goa and India. In this show there will be a dance performance by the EKVAT group and songs by the GAMAT group. Begins

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