Vista Alegre

Visit

The Museu Vista Alegre has several leisure and discovery proposals at the Sítio Industrial da Vista Alegre. Check out the available visit alternatives below and go to Events or General Informationto find out more about the activities promoted throughout the year.

 

Workshops “Feito por Si” – “Made for you, by you”

In this space you can be a potter or a painter for one day. Unleash your imagination… Discover the characteristics of porcelain modelling or develop new decorations, exploring colours and drawings.

Painting workshop: EUR 7.00 / piece

Pottery workshop: EUR 5.00 / participant

Family ticket Potteryworkshop: EUR 12.00 (1 adult and up to 2 children under 18 years of age)

 

Opening Hours

July to September, from Monday to Saturday

10 am – 1 pm / 2 pm – 7 pm

October to April, by appointment only

Closed on Sundays and holidays


 

 

GROUP VISITS

Check out alternative programmes we have created for groups. To learn more about the activities taking place during the year, checkEvents and General Information.

 

GUIDED Tours

Guided tour to the Museu Vista Alegre

The guided tour to the Museu Vista Alegre invites you on a journey through the world of decorative arts and ceramic industry. This program includes a tour to the Oficina de Pintura Manual da Fábrica [factory handpainting workshop] and to the factory chapel, Capela da Nossa Senhora da Penha de França, a national monument from the end of the 17th century.

 

Opening hours: daily, upon previous booking. Admission to the handpainting workshop, Oficina de Pintura Manual takes place workdays between 10.15 am and 1.30 pm and between 2.45 pm and 4.45 pm.

Duration: 1h

Registration

Groups between 15 and 20 people:

- Adult  - EUR 7,90€

- Seniors (> = 65 year), children (6 – 17 years of age) and Students (holders of Student Card or Youth Card) – EUR 5.20 / person

Groups between 21 and 30 people:

Adult  - EUR 7,60€

- Seniors (> = 65 year), children (6 – 17 years of age) and Students (holders of Student Card or Youth Card) – EUR 5.05 / person

Groups >= 31 people: 

- Adult  - EUR 7,30€

- Seniors (> = 65 year), children (6 – 17 years of age) and Students (holders of Student Card or Youth Card) – EUR 4.90 / person

 

Free tour to the Museu Vista Alegre

Programme includes a guided tour to the Capela da Nª Sª da Penha de França, a national monument from the end of the 17th century, and an introductory presentation at the Museum’s reception. The remaining tour to the Museum is free and includes admission to the Oficina de Pintura Manual da Fábrica.

Opening hours: daily, upon previous booking. Admission to the Oficina de Pintura Manual [handpainting workshop] takes place workdays between 10.15 am and 1.30 pm and between 2.45 pm and 4.45 pm.

Registration

Groups between 15 and 20 people: EUR 2.70 / person

Groups between 21 and 30 people: EUR 2.55 / person

Groups >= 31 people: EUR 2.40 / person

 

O Bairro do Operário, Onde Eu Nasci – The Worker’s Neighbourhood, the place I was born

Embark on a journey to the past and get to know first-person narrative stories of the worker’s neighbourhood, Bairro da Vista Alegre. We will cross many roads, remember people, get to know spaces marked by time and discover that there are always new stories to be told.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, upon previous booking

Duration: 45 minutes

Registration: EUR 5.00 / person. This programme is subject to weather conditions.

Participants: minimum 15 people, maximum 30

 

WORKSHOP VISITS

Vista Alegre, Arte da Pintura – Vista Alegre, The Art of Painting

A guided tour to the Museu Vista Alegre, including the Oficina de Pintura Manual da Fábrica [factory’s handpainting workshop]. An opportunity to be initiated into the art of ceramic decoration, by learning basic skills of brush painting with ceramic colours, and by being guided by specialised painters of Vista Alegre.

Opening hours: daily, 10.15 am / 2 pm / 4 pm, upon previous booking. Admission to the Oficina de Pintura Manual [handpainting workshop] takes place workdays between 10.15 am and 1.30 pm and between 2.45 pm and 4.45 pm.

Duration: 2h 30 min

Registration: EUR 20.00 / person

Participants: minimum 10 people, maximum 20

Note: includes material, presence of a professional painter, firing and plate packaging

 

Eu Sou Ceramista! - I Am A Potter

The opportunity to be a potter or a painter for one day, by attending a workshop of porcelain painting or modelling. Unleash your imagination, by working with plastic or liquid paste and by exploring colours and drawings through painting with acrylic paints. Guided tour to the Museu Vista Alegre, including to the Oficina de Pintura Manual da Fábrica [factory’s handpainting workshop].

Opening hours: daily, 10.15 am / 11.15 am/ 2.30 pm / 3.30 pm, upon previous booking. Admission to the Oficina de Pintura Manual [handpainting workshop] takes place workdays between 10.15 am and 1.30 pm and between 2.45 pm and 4.45 pm.

Duration: 2h

Registration: EUR 15.00 /person (each participant keeps the piece he/she painted or the pieces created, unbaked)

Participants: minimum 15 people, maximum 40

 

CONTACTS

Direct phone number: +351 234 320 628

Email: museu@vistaalegre.com


 

 

SCHOLL VISITS

Check out alternative programmes which we have created for groups. To learn more about the activities taking place during the year, go to Events and General Information.

 

SCHOOL GROUPS 2016-2017

A Journey into the World of Porcelain

The Serviço Educativo do Museu Vista Alegre [educational service] aims to promote the accessibility and interpretation of our collections and of company heritage, favouring an integrated approach into the industrial heritage of the Fábrica da Vista Alegre.

 

GUIDED TOURS

Guided tour to the Museu Vista Alegre

The guided tour of the Museu Vista Alegre invites visitors onto a journey through the world of decorative arts and ceramic industry. This program includes a visit to the Oficina de Pintura Manual da Fábrica [factory’s handpainting workshop] and to the chapel, Capela da Nossa Senhora da Penha de França, a national monument from the end of the 17th century.

Target audience: Upper Grades of Elementary School, High-School and College Education, Senior Universities

Opening hours: daily, upon previous booking. Admission to the Oficina de Pintura Manual [handpainting workshop] takes place workdays between 10.15 am and 1.30 pm and between 2.45 pm and 4.45 pm.

Duration: 1h

Registration (for each 10 students, free admission for 1 teacher)

Groups between 15 and 20 students: EUR 4.20 / student

Groups between 21 and 30 students: EUR 4.05 / student

Groups >= 31 students: EUR 3.90 / student

Free visit to the Museu Vista Alegre

Programme that includes a guided tour to Capela da Nª Sª da Penha de França, a national monument from the end of the 17th century, and an introductory presentation at the Museum’s reception. The remaining visit to the Museum is free and includes admission to the Oficina de Pintura Manual da Fábrica [factory’s handpainting workshop].

Opening hours: daily, upon previous booking. The admission to the Oficina de Pintura Manual [handpainting workshop] takes place workdays between 10.15 am and 1.30 pm and between 2.45 pm and 4.45 pm.

Registration (for each 10 students, free admission for 1 teacher)

Groups between 15 and 20 students: EUR 2.70 / student

Groups between 21 and 30 students: EUR 2.55 / student

Groups >= 31 students: EUR 2.40 / student

 

O Bairro Operário, Onde Eu Nasci – The Worker’s Neighbourhood, the place I was born

 

Embark on a journey to the past and get to know the first-person narrative stories of the worker’s neighbourhood, Bairro da Vista Alegre. We are going to cover paths, to remember people, to get to know spaces, marked by time and to discover that there are always new stories to be told.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, upon previous booking

Duration: 45 minutes

Registration: EUR 5.00 / person. This program is subject to weather conditions.

Participants: minimum 15 people, maximum 30

 

 

WORKSHOP TOURS

Vista Alegre, Art of Painting

A guided tour to the Museu Vista Alegre, including the Oficina de Pintura Manual da Fábrica [factory’s handpainting workshop]. An opportunity to be initiated into the art of ceramic decoration, by learning basic skills of brush painting with ceramic colours, and to be oriented by specialised painters of Vista Alegre.

Opening hours: daily, 10.15 am / 2 pm / 4 pm, upon previous booking. The admission to the Oficina de Pintura Manual [handpainting workshop] takes place workdays between 10.15 am and 1.30 pm and between 2.45 pm and 4.45 pm.

Duration: 2h 30 min

Registration: EUR 20.00 / person

Participants: minimum 10 people, maximum 20

Note: includes material, the presence of a professional painter, the piece’s firing and plate packaging

 

Eu Sou Ceramista! - I Am A Potter

The opportunity to be a potter or a painter for one day, by attending a workshop of porcelain painting or modelling. Unleash your imagination, by working with plastic or liquid paste and by exploring colours and drawings through painting with acrylic paints. A guided tour to the Museu Vista Alegre, including the Oficina de Pintura Manual da Fábrica [factory’s handpainting workshop].

Opening hours: daily, 10.15 am / 11.15 am / 2.30 pm / 3.30 pm, upon previous booking. Admission to the Oficina de Pintura Manual [handpainting workshop] takes place workdays between 10.15 am and 1.30 pm and between 2.45 pm and 4.45 pm.

Duration: 2h

Registration: EUR 15.00 /person (each participant keeps the piece he/she painted or the pieces created, unfired)

Participants: minimum 15 people, maximum 40

 

Safari Mágico – Magic Safari

Did you know that the genet, the grass snake, the Iberian wolf, the wildcat and the fox are endangered animals, indigenous to Portuguese fauna? We are going to find out what these animals are and give them new colours, by painting a porcelain plate with acrylic paints.

The Magic Safari includes a tour to the Museum, in order to explore the animal representation in our collections.

Target audience: Lower Grades of Elementary School (6 to 11 years)

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10.15 am/ 11.15 am / 2.30 pm / 3.30 pm, upon previous booking. Admission to the Oficina de Pintura Manual [handpainting workshop] takes place workdays between 10.15 am and 1.30 pm and between 2.45 pm and 4.45 pm.

Duration: 1h 30 min

Registration: EUR 4.00 / student (each participant keeps the piece he/she painted)

Participants: minimum 15 people, maximum 30

 

Moldar a Porcelana – Moulding Porcelain

What is porcelain similar to? What is its colour? What’s its smell?  What sound does it have? We are potters for one day, so let’s grab the moulds, the modelling tools and the sponges, to learn more about it. Guided tour to the Museu eOficina de Modelação de Porcelana [museum and workshop of porcelain modelling].

Target audience: Lower Grades of Elementary School (6 to 11 years)

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10.15 am / 11.15 am / 2.30 pm / 3.30 pm, upon previous booking.

Duration: 1h 30 min

Registration: EUR 3.50 / participant (each participant keeps the self-made material, unfired)

Participants: minimum 15 people, maximum 30

 

CONTACTS

Direct phone number: 00351 234 320 628

Email: museu@vistaalegre.com