Located in San Pedro Palace, the Natural History Museum of Funchal was opened in 1933. Throughout the ages, this space has played various roles, but it was after your purchase by the municipality of Funchal here began operating the municipal library of Funchal, the regional museum of regional archive and timber wood. Today, this palace – one of the most significant works of the eighteenth century – does the Natural History Museum of Funchal, the scientific library, the famous Aquarium and the garden city of aromatic and medicinal plants.
Museum of Funchal
Collections of study of this important museum currently reach over 41,166 copies. Are exposed 78 species of fish, 247 birds, 14 land mammals and marine, 3 marine reptiles, 152 species of insects and other invertebrates, 19 plants and even a collection of rocks and minerals of the archipelago. Entry: € 3.66; pensioners and children (11-17 years): € 1.66. Sundays and holidays are free. Address: Street Moorish quarter, 31, 9004-546 Funchal Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 to 18:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 12:00 to 18:00.