On May 18 we are celebrating the International Museum Day. In order to mark this date, the museums under the Direção Regional de Cultura do Norte have free entrances: Abade de Baçal Museum, in Bragança; Alberto Sampaio Museum and Ducal Palace, in Guimarães; Terra de Miranda Museum, in Miranda do Douro; D. Diogo de Sousa Museum and Biscainhos Museum, in Braga; and Lamego Museum.
In Guimarães, the Ducal Palace, the Guimarães Castle and the Alberto Sampaio Museum will reopen on May 18, on the International Museum Day.
On May 18, when Portuguese museums reopen after the temporary closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Ducal Palace will unveil its new Gift Shop. It is larger, modern, well-lit, filled with new products and there is a new entrance for it.