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11.03.20 INFORMATION





The CARRIS Museum is temporarily closed.

This is a preventive measure against COVID-19.


Thank you for understanding.

06.03.20 PARTH OF THE MONTH | March | Helmets
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Motorcycle helmets used by the personnel in charge of monitoring the 30,000 V cable that connected Moscavide to the Santos Substation, at the time of its placement - 1957.

On display in the first part of the Museum at the uniform’s section where you can find, in addition to the employees' garments, also accessories and objects related to the service.


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17.02.20 PARTH OF THE MONTH | February | Perforating Machine
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Perforating machine of the brand “Hampson Bettridge”, with pedal, from 1952. Object used in Carris’s Typography, created in 1878, with the purpose of printing tickets that, thus, should not only be more economical, but also allow a more effective combat to the counterfeiting of transport tickets.

At the end of the 1st year of activity, the workshop had a press and a guillotine, manuals, and a perforating machine. This workshop was closed in December 2003. The original stamps and fonts were manufactured at the Casa da Moeda workshops.



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08.01.20 PARTH OF THE MONTH | January | Commutator N. 2
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Machine destined to convert alternative current in continuous current. 


‘The Street Railway System of Lisbon’
The Power Station building will be made with iron and brick, with dimensions of 128 x 180 feet (... ).
The engine rooms and boiler rooms have high and airy ceilings. The structure of the building is made entirely of iron and its conception and execution is the responsibility of a local firm. A 15-ton mobile crane will be installed in the engine room.
The battery, the dynamos, condensers and boilers will be installed in the basement of the station.
The roof will be covered with red clay tiles.’
Street Railway Journal, vol. XVII, 2 March 1901

19.12.19 CARRIS Museum | 19th of December | Part II closed



On 19th of December, the Space II of CARRIS MUSEUM will be closed.
On this day, you can visit the museum with 50% of discount on your ticket.

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14.12.19 CARRIS Museum | 14th of December | Changes on the normal visit



On 14th of December, the Space II of CARRIS MUSEUM won´t have all the vehicles available for exhibition.
On this day, you can visit the museum with 50% of discount on your ticket.

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