Porto.CARD and Culture
Visiting a city is synonymous with getting to know a little more about the local culture and, nothing better than visiting the unique and original cultural venues that the city has to offer! When planning your trip to the Invicta city, include in your day a visit to some of the most iconic museums, as well as watching a play. We suggest you purchase Porto.CARD and get to know the city's culture better with unmissable discounts.
The City Centre is rich in culture, so start your day in this part of the city with a visit to Guerra Junqueiro House (free). An 18th-century Baroque-style house, built in the old medieval walled town, which, as the name suggests, belonged to the poet Guerra Junqueiro. The House features important national and foreign decorative art collections covering periods between the 15th and 19th centuries.
Get to know the place where Infante D. Henrique (Prince Henry), the Navigator was born. Casa do Infante (free), is a complex of buildings that were built to house the services of the Crown in Porto. Here you can learn more about the city's history through an interactive mock-up.
In Rua das Flores, one of the streets more trodden by those who venture to discover Invicta on foot, you will find MMIPO - Museu e Igreja da Misericórdia do Porto (50% discount). A visit to the Museum is the ideal opportunity to learn more about the past and present of this part of the city, as well as the history of Santa Casa da Misericórdia do Porto.
Head to Museu das Marionetas do Porto (2€ discount), a place of memory and future, which is part of the history of Teatro de Marionetas do Porto. A two-story building, full of posters, set pieces, photographs, props and iconic puppets used in the company's shows.
Speaking of culture in Porto, you must visit what was the first public art museum in the country, Soares dos Reis National Museum (50% discount). Admire its collection of ceramics, sculpture, engravings, jewellery, furniture, goldsmithery, painting, textiles, and glass, with special emphasis on the Desterrado, a masterpiece by the sculptor António Soares dos Reis.
In the Marginal and Boavista area, you will find the Tram Museum (50% discount). The museum houses an important collection of trams that ran on the city's rails and left a mark in history. After visiting the museum, enjoy the good weather and travel in this traditional means of transport (the ride is not included in Porto.CARD).
On your cultural trip around the city, you cannot miss a theatre play at São João National Theatre (50% discount on tickets purchased more than 48 hours in advance). Check the cultural calendar and see what will be on during your visit. Also take this chance to see inside this monument, the performance and rehearsal rooms, dressing rooms and technical zones. The guided tour has audio guide in English, French, and Spanish and video guide in Portuguese sign language (50% discount on tours).
Rivoli . Municipal Theatre (50% discount) presents a multidisciplinary and diversified programme. The building, which opened in 1913, supports major events in the city and has a complete programming that covers different areas such as dance, theatre, music, contemporary circus, and cinema.
Plan your cultural visit to the city and buy Porto.CARD. By following all these suggestions, you can save up to 22.50€/per adult (does not include shows in theatres). Find out what other discounts Porto.CARD has to offer here.
Tipo de OportunidadePorto.CARD
PromotorTurismo de Porto
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ObservaçõesTalk to us, daily 9am to 6pm, through live chat. Admission to Casa Guerra Junqueiro Museum and Casa do Infante is free on Sundays, even without purchasing the Porto.CARD. For safety reasons, guided tours of Teatro Nacional São João are carried out by appointment, with a minimum of 48 hours, for a limited number of people. To make your appointment, please contact the Theatre directly.