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2013/02/14

The Maritime Museum in Lisbon, celebrates 150 years

Located in Belem, the Maritime Museum celebrates this year its 150th anniversary, with a diverse events calendar to be held throughout 2013.

Among the planned events, highlights include "The Maritime Museum's Birthday", a project aimed at children and youths, featuring a photo contest, the launch the book in English "Treasures of the Maritime Museum" and the inauguration of the exhibit of the naval frigate D. Fernando II e Glória and the Barracuda submarine, both in dry dock in Cacilhas.

The celebrations will also include an evocative race, organized by "Marinha do Tejo, a "Maritime Book Fair" held at the Museum, and the International Congress of Maritime Museums 2013, whose program includes special events at the Maritime Museum.

Contacts:
Praça do Império - Belém
1400-206 Lisboa
Telephone / +351 21 362 00 19
Fax / +351 21 363 19 87
E-mail / geral@museumarinha.pt
Website / http://www.museumarinha.pt 

More information about the museum at:
- http://www.visitportugal.com/Museu da Marinha
- http://www.visitlisboa.com/Museu da Marinha



Source: Lisboa Inside Webletter

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