The wide collection of the Music Museum in Lisbon is sheltered in a rather unexpected venue, namely, the Alto dos Moinhos metro station, filling two floors of the west wing of the station. The collection of instruments is one of the most prized in Europe, since it is one of the widest and most varied on the continent, comprising rarities and unique pieces from all corners of the world (Asia, Africa and Europe included), dating back to as early as the 16th century. Thus, highlights refer to items like a Stradivari cello and a Boisselot et Fils piano (once property of Franz Liszt).

On top of this impressive instrument collection, visitors can also admire a miscellaneous collection of photographs, paintings, sculptural works, ceramics and drawings, as well as exhibits with documentary value (manuscripts and printings). A sound archive is also available.

Music Museum (Museu da Musica)
Estacao do Metropolitano Alto dos Moinhos, Rua Joao de Freitas Branco, Lisbon, Portugal
00351 217 710990
00351 217 710999
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