Soares dos Reis Museum on the Museu do Porto Neighbour’s Day route

1 de February, 2024

The Soares dos Reis National Museum is part of the itinerary of activities schedules to mark Neighbour’s Day, an initiative promoted by the Porto Museum.


With the aim of publicising the program among local communities, the Museu do Porto has been regularly holding Neighbour’s Day, since 2022, with initiatives around some of the museum’s spaces, open to everyone’s participation and free of charge.


The next session will happen on February 4th, Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., in the Romantic Museum. Among the predicted activities it is included a visit to the Soares dos Reis National Museum, scheduled for 2 p.m.

Domingos Sequeira, Augusto Roquemont, Francisca Almeida Furtado, Francisco José Resende and João António Correia will be some of the highlighted artists during this visit, in which themes represented in romanticism will be addressed.


There follows a pedestrian route around the romantic figure of Carlos Alberto de Savoia-Carignano, Italian king, that arrived in Porto on April 19th, 1849, choosing this City to live during his exile.


The route will be done between his 2nd residence on a building next to the Palácio dos Carrancas (now Soares dos Reis National Museum) and the house on Quinta da Macieirinha (Romantic Museum) that hosted him until his death, on July 27th, 1849. In this house now museum, will be highlighted elements of the king’s presence.