Testimonies

Adelino Pereira da Silva (1st part)

Assista à 1ª parte da entrevista de Adelino Pereira Silva
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Fernando Rosas

Assista à entrevista de Fernando Rosas
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Adelino Pereira da Silva (2nd part)

Assista à 2ª parte da entrevista de Adelino Pereira Silva
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Domingos Abrantes (2nd part)

Assista à 2ª parte da entrevista de Domingos Abrantes
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Domingos Abrantes (1st part)


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António Borges Coelho


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25 April | 48 years

Launch of four new testimonials.
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Jaime Fernandes

“Fui preso por quatro agentes da PIDE em casa dos meus pais, em Santarém”
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Álvaro Ribeiro Monteiro

Watch, at home, the 2nd part of the interview with Álvaro Ribeiro Monteiro.
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Álvaro Ribeiro Monteiro

Watch, at home, the 1st part of the interview with Álvaro Ribeiro Monteiro.
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Álvaro Ribeiro Monteiro

Interview with Álvaro Ribeiro Monteiro | Watch the trailer
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José Tavares Marcelino

Watch, at home, the 2nd part of the interview with José Tavares Marcelino
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José Tavares Marcelino

Watch, at home, the 1st part of the interview with José Tavares Marcelino
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José Tavares Marcelino

Watch, at home,  the interview with José Tavares Marcelino
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Vitor Pinto Lima

Watch, from home, the 2nd part of the interview with Vitor Pinto Lima
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Vitor Pinto Lima

Watch, from home, the 1st part of the interview with Vitor Pinto Lima
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Vitor Pinto Lima

Interview with Vitor Pinto Lima | Watch the trailer
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José Pedro Soares

Watch, from home, the 2nd part of the interview with  José Pedro Soares
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José Pedro Soares

Watch, from home, the 1st part of the interview with José Pedro Soares
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José Pedro Soares

Interview with José Pedro Soares | Watch the trailer
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Interviews with former political prisoners | Watch the trailer

Men and Women who fought for Freedom | Watch the interviews
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Mónica Almeida

Usually, my Father’s letters had drawings.  
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Manuel Quinteiro Gomes

I was arrested in the dyeing workshop of the “Wool Society” of Tortosendo, where I worked.
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Sérgio Vilarigues

That (the prison) was like this: you entered a door and to the right there were a series of “suites” in a row, all wet, even muddy; to the left another series of “suites” but with dry pavement, of course
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Rogério Sousa Miranda

When they came to arrest me, they rang the bell and said it was a telegram.
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José Vitoriano

I, for example, had no visitors, I only had visitors from time to time
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João Honrado

[We called] the library “Soeiro Pereiro Gomes”; then the guys (prison guards) closed the library.
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Edmundo Pedro | António Borges Coelho | Domingos Abrantes | José Pedro Soares

Interviews with Edmundo Pedro, António Borges Coelho, Domingos Abrantes and José Pedro Soares
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Augusto Valdez

Since the moment I was arrested, I set a watchword to myself: to escape
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António Dias Lourenço

Queixámo-nos cá para a rua “temos fome, queremos visitas, temos fome, queremos visitas, temos fome”, isto em Peniche, e como eu era o número dois, havia a cela número um, cela número dois, número três.
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Dias Lourenço | “Entre Nós” Fortaleza de Peniche, 2005

Dias Lourenço tells us about his escape from the Fortim Redondo or Secret
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José Pedro Soares

The fascinating and thrilling part of a prisoner’s life, is being imprisoned for a reason!
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Contribute to our collective historical memory

Project step by step

Beginning of the rehabilitation and remodeling works for the installation of the Museum
7 February 2022
Beginning of the rehabilitation and remodeling works for the installation of the Museum
URAP deposits cultural objects at the MNRL
11 May 2021
 URAP deposits cultural objects at the MNRL
DGPC, PCP and URAP sign a collaboration protocol
17 July 2020
DGPC, PCP and URAP sign a collaboration protocol
Paulo Silva's (a former prisioner in Nazi forced labor camps ) watch arrives at the MNRL
2 October 2020
Paulo Silva's (a former prisioner in Nazi forced labor camps ) watch arrives at the MNRL
EPHEMERA and DGPC sign a collaboration protocol
22 January 2020
EPHEMERA and DGPC sign a collaboration protocol
132.556 People visited the Museum in 2019. Thank you
2 January 2020
132.556 People visited the Museum in 2019. Thank you
National Museum of Resistance and Freedom | 50.000 visitors
27 July 2019
National Museum of Resistance and Freedom | 50.000 visitors
Opening | Exhibition “For Your Free Thinking”
27 April 2019
Opening | Exhibition “For Your Free Thinking”
Opening | Memorial of the former political prisoners of Peniche
25 April 2019
Opening | Memorial of the former political prisoners of Peniche
Restoration of the altar of Santa Barbara Chapel
22 April 2019
Restoration of the altar of Santa Barbara Chapel
Parlatory Restoration
16 April 2019
Parlatory Restoration
Adaptation of the old dinning room as an exhibition hall
15 April 2019
Adaptation of the old dinning room as an exhibition hall
Assembly of the Memorial of the former political prisoners
9 April 2019
Assembly of the Memorial of the former political prisoners
Baluarte Redondo restoration works
6 February 2019
Baluarte Redondo restoration works
Prision Pavillions exterior restoration works
17 September 2018
Prision Pavillions exterior restoration works
Wall restoration works
10 September 2018
Wall restoration works
Museum architecture project
14 May 2018
Museum architecture project

Agenda

17 December 2022
Discover the Museum and the City in December