Come and visit the factory which “lit up” Lisbon, the Central Tejo. Allow yourself to be surprised by a unique space which combines the history of past and present energy production, and learn more about energy-related phenomena and environmental challenges during a very interactive tour!
Built in 1908, Tejo Power Station was a thermal power station owned by Companhias Reunidas de Gás e Eletricidade (CRGE, United Gas and Electric Companies) which supplied the entire Lisbon region with electric power. It operated nonstop from 1909 to 1954 and remained in limited operation until the 1970s. At its peak, it had 15 boilers and 5 generators working.
Classified as a Public Asset in 1986, it opened to the public for the first time in 1990 as the Electricity Museum. It later underwent restoration before reopening in 2006, and eventually become part of the EDP Foundation campus in 2016 with the launch of maat.