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Fabulous... NOT ONE TO MISS..!! Easily spend an hour or two...

We were here, the first time, in April, 2017. We are back, now November 2018 and are planning our... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
An Interesting Way to Spend A Day

This museum is a historical museum, thankfully in both Portuguese and English (most of the museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Ladeira de Sao Francisco, Angra do Heroismo, Terceira 9700-181, Portugal
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All reviews great museum few hours interesting exhibits great overview film footage rainy day city garden a real gem walking tour of the city packed full casual visitor two floors rich history organ concert horse drawn attached church magnificent church
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were here, the first time, in April, 2017. We are back, now November 2018 and are planning our second trip to this Museum. If you have trouble walking, use the street, around the corner from Azoris Hotel. Take a right out the door of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is a historical museum, thankfully in both Portuguese and English (most of the museum is). We found it interesting that the layout is somewhat backward, requiring a guide to show you where to go next (they do), and even then you'll need to...More

Thank MusicMama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Made for a nice visit to escape from the frequent october rain. Lots of interesting facts about the history of angra and the azores more generally.

Thank Andycolch
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great museum to visit for a better understanding of the city and island itself. The museum was home to a monastery, school, military and now finally a museum. Different wings with a variety of permanent as well as visiting exhibitions. It also has the most...More

Thank mcshorty
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful Jem of a museum in the heart of Angra do Heroísmo. You can get a discount if you are a student, teacher, +65 from 2€ to 1€. Housed with an intact church, its delightful to discover the history of the Azores and...More

Thank revett2016
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Very inexpensive, almost free. The first room is all in Portuguese but the rest of the exhibition has English translations for everything. It has various rooms, one with the old military equipment, another with horse drawn carriages etc. Those are just a few. The museum...More

Thank BywaterPlace
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Great museum with history of the Tereceria Island. Free. Convent turned museum. We sat in on a 30 minute organ concert held every Sunday in Sept. on a 230 year old organ. Exhibits are labeled but only newer displays had both Portuguese and English writing....More

Thank FromMaine1947
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

This museum is situated at the top of the bottom base of the garden in angra. If i remember correctly it was free to enter if not it would probably been only 2 euro. Its a big musrum which has alot of different things to...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We had some time before our departure from the island and stopped into this museum. We were very pleasantly surprised at the extent of the museum. It had great exhibits that explained lots of the history of the area.

Thank BDFD
Reviewed 11 August 2018

The museum has a wide variety of objects that picture the history of the Azores. But the true diamond is the church. Especially the azulejos on the first floor are impressive. Even if you don't like ancient couches, step in the church and enjoy.

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