The desire of Amália Rodrigues
The House Museum Amália Rodrigues was inaugured on July 23rd of 2001, fulfilling one of Amália’s desires: to open her house to the public and share, with it, her most personal and intimate side. In fact, here, we do a true voyage to Amália Rodrigues’ life and we recreate her day-to-day life: it is possible to see her dresses and stage jewellery, her balandraus that she wore at home, and other personal objects, her awards and honours, her memories…
Instituted by will by Amália Rodrigues
The Amália Rodrigues Foundation, instituted by will in 1997, and founded on December 10th of 1999, is based on the street of São Bento, nr. 193, intends to assert itself as a cultural and social institution, recognized at national and international level by the work developed in terms of preservation, study, and dissemination of the life and work of Amália Rodrigues.