Founded in 1955, the Museum of the Sanctuary of Fatima includes temporary exhibitions, permanent exhibitions and the House-Museum of Aljustrel.
PERMANENT EXHIBITION FATIMA LIGHT AND PEACE (LUZ E PAZ)
In this permanent exhibition the most important pieces of the Museum of the Sanctuary of Fatima can be seen, such as the precious crown which adorns the statue of Our Lady on the days of great pilgrimages or other special occasions. It is also possible to view some offerings made by the pilgrims and the highest dignitaries of the Church, such as the Golden Rose offered to Our Lady of Fatima by Pope Benedict XVI.
Visiting hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 09h00 to 12h00 and 14h30 to 17h30 (last entry). Sundays, holy days and public holidays: 09h00 to 12h00 and 14h30 to 16h30 (last entry). Closed on Mondays, the mornings of the 13th from May to October; the afternoon of December 24th, the 25th of December; the 1st of January.
THE HOUSE MUSEUM OF ALJUSTREL
The house that once belonged to Lucia's godmother, now houses a museum, where it is possible to go back in time to the beginning of the 20th century and see how the local population lived. The collection "Furniture, House and Labor" displays some of the typical professions of that time. It is also possible to view the clothes and furniture characteristic of the region. Visiting Hours: November to March: 9h00 to 13h00; 14h00 to 18h00. From April to October: 9h00 to 13h30; 14h30 to 19h00