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Top 10 Museums in madeira

 

To help you make the most of the incredible collections that Madeira has to offer, here is our top 10 to some of the best museums in Madeira.

Museum of Contemporary Art
Located within the Fortress of São Tiago, in the Old Town of Funchal, it features a great collection of contemporary Portuguese art from the 1960s. 

Address
Rua do Portão de São Tiago
9060-250 Funchal

Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 10:00 - 12:30 / 14:00 - 17:30
Closed Sunday and Bank holidays

Prices
Adult ticket: €3,00
Children: €1,50

 

Casa das Mudas Arts Centre
A contemporary art museum created to raise public awareness of the arts in general and promote education through art. 

Address 
Vale de Amores
9370-139 Calheta

Opening hours
Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 - 13:00 / 14:00 - 18:00             Closed Monday and Bank holidays

Prices
Adults: €5,00
Children: €
 

Quinta das Cruzes Museum
Originally built by Captain Zarco, rebuilt in the 19th century as an elegant home, is now a museum full of antiques and fine art.  

Address 
Calçada do Pico N.1
9000-206 Funchal

Opening hours
Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 - 12:30 / 14:00 - 17:30             Closed Monday and Bank holidays


Prices
Adults: €3,00
Children: €1,50

 

Museum Frederico de Freitas
This museum features secular collections of sculpture, painting, engraving, furniture, ceramics and crystals which belong to Dr. Frederico de Freitas

Address 
Calçada de Santa Clara N.7
9000-036 Funchal

Opening hours
Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 - 17:30
Closed Monday, Sunday and Bank holidays

Prices
Adults: €3,00
Children: €1,50

CR7 Museum
The museum portrays the life story of the football player Cristiano Ronaldo and displays golden boots, medals and trophies won throughout his brilliant career.

Address
Princesa Dona Amelia N.10
9000-019 Funchal

Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 10:00 - 18:00
Closed Sunday and Bank holidays

Prices
Adults: €5,00
Children: €5,00

 

Madeira Toy Museum
This collection comprises over 20,000 toys from Portugal, England, France and Germany. You will find dolls, toy soldiers, miniatures, cars and games.    

Address
Rua Latino Coelho N.39
9000 - Funchal

Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 10:00 - 20:00


Prices
Adults: €5,00
Children: €3,00
 

Sacred Art Museum
Dating back to 1955, this museum has a selection of antique jewellery, sculptures and paintings. This former bishop's palace is one of the oldest museums. 

Address 
Rua do Bispo N.21
9000-073 Funchal

Opening hours
Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 - 12:30 / 14:30 - 18:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 12:30             
Closed Monday and Bank holidays

Prices
Adults: €3,00
Children: €1,50

 

Madeira Wine Museum
Located in a set of baroque civil architecture buildings, this museum includes the oldest Madeira wine cellars, dating from the 17th and 18th centuries.

Address
Avenida Arriaga N.28
9000-064 Funchal

Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 10:00 - 18:30
Closed Sunday and Bank holidays

Prices
Adults: €5,50
Children:€ 2,75  (from 0 to 6 years old)

 

Madeira Story Centre 
Story Centre is an interesting interactive modern museum that  narrates the history and culture of Madeira Island in a fun and interactive way.

Address
Rua Dom Carlos I N.27 
9060-051 Funchal

Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 10:00 - 18:00                              

Prices
Adults: €
Children: €

 

Funchal Municipal Museum of Natural History
This Museum is the oldest in Madeira, and it features a great collection of the Island’s natural history including flora and fauna and marine life.  

Address 
Rua da Mouraria N.31
9000-546 Funchal

Opening hours
Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 - 18:30        
Closed Monday and Bank holidays
 

Prices
Adults: €2,60
Children: €1,30 (11 to 17 years old)