Museu da Pólvora Negra
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If you have a car, I recommend a visit: It is an old factory, of gunpowder, whose building was preserved and transformed into a leisure area. Good to enjoy nature, lovely gardens and good restaurants, and park for children.
Fábrica da Pólvora (Powder Factory). It was abandoned for years after it exploded. Now you can visit its facilities, and see how gunpowder used to be manufactured here. It has cafés, restaurant, and amphitheatre, a park, a university, a museum, and it's a great little getaway from the buzzling city!
The Fábrica da Pólvora de Barcarena, was one of the main armaments factories in Lisbon, is split into two areas separated by a stream. The water, essential to the process of making munitions, is also the perfect backdrop for the many activities and exhibitions you can visit here. See the gardens,…