Web site/Blog of a Portuguese based registered non-profit society dedicated to rescuing the memory of Portuguese Jewish Marranos.
An online Museum that displays special exhibitions, and aims to become “the largest consolidated resource for Jewish Portuguese artifacts and information in the world.” The MPJH has developed extensive institutional experience in preservation, conservation and collections management, supporting the fulfillment of its mission to present and preserve the material culture of Portuguese Jews
Based on the Spanish model and founded in 2011, a national network linking former Jewish quarters and heritage sites in three dozen locations around Portugal.
Shaar Hashomayim Synagogue
16 rua de Brum
Museum and archive in the former synagogue, built in 1830.
Belmonte Jewish Museum and Adriano Vasco Rodrigues Jewish Studies Center (Museu Judaico de Belmonte/Centro de Estudos Judaicos Adriano Vasco Rodrigues)
Rua da Portela 4
Tel: +35 (0) 275 088 698
Opened in 2005, and reopened in 2017 after a €300,000 renovation, with a new permanent exhibition that focuses on local Jewish history.
Watch an amateur video of a guide tour of the new exhibit.
Rua Abílio Beça, 26 and 103
5300 – 011 Bragança
Tel: +351 273 240 022
Cátedra de Estudos Sefarditas
Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa
Alameda da Universidade
Telef. +351 21 792 00 00 (ext. 317)
Rua de Guerra Junqueiro 340
A Jewish museum opened in 2015 in the imposing Kadoorie synagogue.
Rua Dr. Joaquim Jacinto, 78
Tel.: (+351) 249 329 823
Located in the medieval synagogue built in 1438, the museum holds Judaica, fine art, several medieval Jewish gravestones, important architectural fragments from other buildings, including an inscribed stone from 1307 believed to have come from the Lisbon Great Synagogue (destroyed in the earthquake of 1755) and a 13th-century inscribed stone from the medieval synagogue in Belmonte. NOTE: The synagogue and museum closed for repair work in 2017. A temporary exhibit opened in December 2017 at the Complexo Cultural da Levada (João Carlos Everard street).
VILA NOVA DE PAIVA
Centro da Memória Judaica de Vila Cova à Coelheira
Tel: +351 232 609 900
Small Jewish museum and memorial center in a small village outside Vila Nova de Paiva, opened in 2017.