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Opening of the Dry Fish Museum on December 17th

13 December 2016

The new Fish Drying and Interpretive Center of the Peixe Seco Museum – Vivo Museum, a project that represents an investment of 130 thousand euros (+ VAT) by the City Hall, will be inaugurated on the 17th, starting at 3:00 p.m.

To emphasize one of the differentiating elements of the Nazarene culture in the tourist attraction, offering at the same time better working conditions and capturing new agents for the tradition to perpetuate are some of the objectives of this project, consisting of 3 centers: , Interpretive Center (2) and Fish Treatment (3), which will be completed in 2017, with the inauguration of the last nucleus (3).

The project was presented to the population in 2013 by the current municipal administration. “One more step is important in something that is part of our identity. We want to preserve tradition, give dignity to the place and a secular activity, giving conditions to those who dedicate themselves to this activity and, who knows, to allow the creation of new jobs, “says Walter Chicharro, Mayor of Nazaré, about a project aimed at the preservation of traditions.

The new fish shelter, one of the nuclei of the Museu do Peixe Seco, will open with 17 places: 11 destined to the fishmongers in the active and the remaining dedicated to the creation of new jobs, 4 of which, however, occupied by fishmongers who debut In this field of activity.

News: Nazaré City Hall

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