Museum Tour in Funchal - Self GuidedActivities 

Museum Tour in Funchal – Self Guided

Museu da Quinta das Cruzes

Quinta das Cruzes Museum – Quinta das Cruzes is comprised by an old manor house, garden and chapel. In its garden you will encounter a vast collection of endemic and exotic plant species such as orchids, camphor trees, Australian eucalyptus and palm trees. Museum Tour in Funchal

Casa Museu Frederico de Freitas

Frederico de Freitas Museum – Former residence of Frederico de Freitas, the Earl of Calçada, whose collections of furniture, sculpture, painting, ceramics and prints are on display.

Museu Municipal

The Museum of Natural History -The Museu Municipal (Museum of Natural History) – one of the oldest museums on the island located at the Palace of Saint Pedro.

Museu Fotografia “Vicente” 

“Vicente” Photography Museum – Back in 1848, The Vicente Gomes da Silva Photography Studio was the first of its kind to open in Madeira Island.

Museu de Arte Sacra 

The Museum of Sacred Art – The Museum of Sacred Art is located at the former Bishop’s Palace and was founded in 1955.

Museu do Vinho 

The Wine Museum – The Instituto do Vinho (Wine Institute) in Madeira is home to the Wine Museum, The Museu Do Vinho.

Museu Henrique e Francisco Franco

Museum of Henrique & Francisco Franco – In the two rooms behind the temple-like entrance is small selection of landscape paintings and sculptures. The museum is devoted to two artist brothers, who are from Madeira.

Núcleo Museológico I.B.T.A.M

The Instituite of embroidery, tapestry and handicrafts of Madeira Museum Centre – Precious embroideries, tapestries and handicrafts from Madeira Island are on display for visitors to see.

The Madeira Story Centre

Explore Madeira through History… Forget the old, dusty, “do not touch” museums, Madeira Story Centre sparks interest in all its visitors.

Museu de Arte Contemporania

The Museum of Contemporary Art – Located in the Forte de São Tiago (Fortress) this museum of contemporary arte displays a rich and extensive collection of contemporary art.  These works of art date back to the 1960´s until today. The museum first opened its doors in 1992.

Núcleo Museológico da Cidade do Açúcar

City of Sugar Museum – The former residence of Flemish sugar baron João Esmeraldo is now Funchal´s “City of Sugar Museum”.

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