- Walking Tours
- Groups & Events
- City Guide
Museums: The museums run by the state are free on the first Sunday of the month, and also on the 18th May, the International Museum Day, when you may count as well on several activities.
The Berardo Museum, with a wonderful collection of Picassos, Warhol’s and Dalis, is also of free admition.
The Gulbenkian Museum is free every Sunday.
Concerts: The City Hall organizes free concerts during the summer time. Keep your eyes open for these.
Take a look at Lisbon Out Jazz, for example, a free jazz festival on Lisbon’s streets and gardens. Pay attention as well to the Fado festival Caixa Alfama. Although the entrance is paid, there are some free shows in Alfama streets.
Archeology: For archeology and architecture enthusiasts, the Millennium Bank headquarters in Lisbon, on the Rua dos Correeiros 9, offer a free archaeological tour of the cavernous area under the bank, explaining how Pombaline architecture works at the foundation level, and showing ancient Roman villas. There are tours available from Monday to Saturday between 10:00 – 12:00 and 14:00 – 17:00. Highly recommended!
Magazines: Agenda LX is the free monthly magazine available across the city providing a full cultural agenda for the city. Nice design and beautiful photos. Follow Me Lisbon is a simpler, free tourist agenda available widely. There is no need to buy magazines or papers for cultural calendars.
Bars: Most of the bars in Bairro Alto are entrance free. Most of the bars and clubs in Lisbon have also free or lower entrance price if you arrive before midnight.