MUDE – Design and Fashion Museum, Lisbon

MUDE – Design and Fashion Museum, Lisbon (must see)

Editor's Note: The museum building is temporarily closed for works of integral rehabilitation. While the works take place they continue to develop a cultural and exhibition program in the city and in the country, that they call MUDE OUTSIDE.

"Mude" which means "change" in Portuguese is the name given to the Design and Fashion Museum in Lisbon that boasts an impressive collection of design & fashion classics from the 1930s to the present.

MUDE is located in the Palacio Verride, an 18th-century palace that later became a bank. The old vault of the bank that was installed nearly 80 years ago is still located in the basement. It became the Design and Fashion Museum in 2009. In keeping with its name, exhibits at MUDE keep changing with new themes and new design displays at different times.

The collection consists of works of over 230 designers from all over the world. A notable collection is that of Portuguese businessman, Francisco Capelo that includes 1200 dresses including the Jean Desses gown worn by Renée Zellweger to the 2001 Oscars and the 1947 New Look gown by Christian Dior. There is all an impressive collection of furnishings, jewelry and glass in addition to clothes. The underground vault and 2nd floor host temporary changing exhibitions while the ground floor has displays of experimental and iconic clothing, furnishings and household objects. Visitors can view the creations of some of the best-known names in the fashion business including Vivienne Westwood, Yves Saint Laurent and Jean Paul Gaultier.

Opening Hours:
Tue-Sun: 10am-6pm

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Sight Name: MUDE – Design and Fashion Museum
Sight Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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