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Benfica Museum - Cosme Damião

1. Benfica Museum - Cosme Damião
1. Benfica Museum - Cosme Damião
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The Benfica Museum – Cosme Damião is found near to Estádio da Luz1, the football cathedral of Sport Lisboa e Benfica. It was inaugurated on the , by the President Luís Filipe Vieira, leader of the club for more than a decade.

The museum's name appears as a strong homage to one of the 24 founders of Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Cosme Damião. On the

Since that time, Benfica grew and became the club with the largest number of associates in the world. Cosme Damião was at Benfica a player, coach, journalist, founder, occupying numerous relevancy positions in the club's history. He coached it for 18 seasons and never assumed the presidency by his own will, preferring to breathe the club closer to the pitch.

The facilities of the Benfica Museum - Cosme Damião have three floors, ground floor and two upper ones. Here, visitors can see about a thousand trophies of all sports and more than 20.000 pieces belonging to the club's collection. Since the foundation until the present, it is possible to remember legendary names like Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, known as King or Pantera Negra3 or Mário Coluna, the Monstro Sagrado4. There are also in exhibition the Cups of European Champion of / e / that Benfica won consecutively, having been this the epitome of Benfica's football.

The museum has an interactive area for supports, named Viagem ao Coração dos Benfiquistas5.

Translation references

  1. Stadium of Light
  2. Franco Pharmacy
  3. Black Panther
  4. Sacred Monster
  5. Journey to the Heart of Benfica Supporters

Map and Contacts

AddressAvenida Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, 1500-313 Lisboa, Portugal
GPS Coordinates38.752153,-9.183794
Telephone+351 707 200 100