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António José
Carmo

3 de May, 2024
"Naval carpentry provides versatile knowledge, it allows us to respond to the challenges of other arts, other activities" António José Carmo worked for around 30 years in the family shipyards, Samuel & Filhos, as a draftsman. With a deep knowledge…
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XII Meeting of
Traditional Boats

11 de April, 2024
XII Meeting of Traditional Boats enlivens Vila do Conde Full of activities by water and on land, the XII Meeting of Traditional Boats takes place this weekend (13 and 14 April). The event, which is free and open to all,…
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Naval Carpentry
Course

11 de April, 2024
Shall we open routes to the future? The Vila do Conde Nautical Arts Centre is promoting the first Naval Carpentry course. This free training course, which starts this month, is being held in partnership with FOR-MAR - the Centre for…

Funded by [EEA Grants]

Through the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA), Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are partners in the internal market with the Member States of the European Union.
As a way of promoting a continuous and balanced strengthening of economic and trade relations, the parties to the EEA Agreement have established a multi-annual Financial Mechanism, known as the EEA Grants.

The EEA Grants aim to reduce social and economic disparities in Europe and strengthen bilateral relations between these three countries and the beneficiary countries.
For the 2014-2021 period, a total contribution of 2.8 billion euros has been agreed for 15 beneficiary countries. Portugal will receive 102.7 million euros.

Find out more at: https://www.eeagrants.gov.pt/pt/
https://www.patrimoniocultural.gov.pt/

Promoter

The council of Vila do Conde is the promoter of the Nautical Arts Center.

This synergy has made it possible to develop and implement this project, which aims to reinforce the memory and conservation of wooden shipbuilding techniques.

Vila do Conde

Partners

Partners

In the tradition of a people’s hands.

Do you want to meet us?

Alfândega Régia / Royal Customs House

Temporarily closed.
New exhibition coming soon

Address:

Rua Cais da Alfândega,
4480-702 Vila do Conde

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Opening hours:

Tuesday to Sunday, 10h00-18h00 (last access at 17h15).
Closed on Mondays and January 1st,
Easter Sunday, May 1st, November 1st and December 25th.

Nau Quinhentista / 16th century ship

Temporarily closed.

Address:

Rua Cais da Alfândega,
4480-702 Vila do Conde

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Opening hours:

Tuesday to Sunday, 10h00-18h00 (last access at 17h15).
Closed on Mondays and January 1st,
Easter Sunday, May 1st, November 1st and December 25th.

Casa do Barco / Boat House

FREE ENTRY

Address:

Rua Cais das Lavandeiras,
4480-702 Vila do Conde

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Opening hours:

Monday to Sunday, 09h00-18h00 (last access at 17h15).
Closed on January 1st, Easter Sunday, May 1st and December 25th.

Training Center

Opening soon
Visits available by appointment, via email geral@cdanportugal.com

Address:

Praça José Régio, nº 81-85,
4480-718 Vila do Conde

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Opening hours:

Tuesday to Sunday, 10h00-18h00 (last access at 17h15).
Closed on Mondays and January 1st,
Easter Sunday, May 1st, November 1st and December 25th.

Contacts

Email:

geral@cdanportugal.com

Phone number:

+351 252 248 468
(visit appointments)
Call to the fixed national network

Tickets

General ticket

Public:

2,00€

6-18 Years

Young people:

1,00€

65+ Years and Pensioners

Seniors:

1,00€

OTHER MODALITIES:

School groups:

Free entry:

Public and private educational institutions in the municipality of Vila do Conde.

By prior appointment.

0,50€/Person:

Schools outside the municipality

By prior appointment.

Associations and Social Welfare Organisations

Free entry:

Organizations in the municipality of Vila do Conde.

By prior appointment.

0,50€/Person:

Organizations outside the municipality of Vila do Conde.

By prior appointment.

Free entry

Children up to 6 years old;
Sundays and public holidays until 13:00;

Teachers and education professionals, when accompanying school groups;

Associations and Social Welfare Organisations of Vila do Conde;

Students with a University of Porto card;
ICOM, ICOMOS and APOM members;

Researchers, restorers, museology and/or heritage professionals and working journalists