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Frederico de Freitas Museum

Calcada Santa Clara 7, Funchal, Madeira 9000-036, Portugal
(351 91) 22 05 78
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Fabulous

For 3euros this has to be one of the best museums on the island. A wealth of artifacts, culture and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sumel2016
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
A little stuffy inside

This was an sort of interesting for me, lots of china, cutlery, old paintings and local bits and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mikefogg
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Calcada Santa Clara 7, Funchal, Madeira 9000-036, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For 3euros this has to be one of the best museums on the island. A wealth of artifacts, culture and history. Paintings, ceramics and a feeling of stepping back in time

Thank sumel2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an sort of interesting for me, lots of china, cutlery, old paintings and local bits and pieces

Thank mikefogg
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My wife and I visited today at 10.30 am and can honestly say that we have never experienced such bad manners and surly behaviour shown from the staff. Such was their behaviour we left after paying and only viewed a small number of the exhibits....More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

A little boutique andalusian style residence, rich in collected art objects (Azuelos, furniture, mugs), and a lovely patio.

Thank Horst S
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Well it's all over the place but persevere and the staff will make sure you miss nothing? There is a wee garden beautiful in its simplicity and then it's the standard 3€ entrance and a exhibition of old tiles. ''Twas ok then into the house...More

Thank tcmmcm
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We were very pleasantly surprised because judging from earlier comments we were expecting the room attendants would be unfriendly - quite the opposite they were all very anxious and proud to share their love of the house and its contents with us. It was managed...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This was a great find. The museum of tiles is in a marvellous modern building which beautifully complements the old house of Frederico de Freitas. Lots of interesting history. Well worth the visit.

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The House is a good example of how the Blandy family, and others involved with Madeira, would have lived. Wide rooms, low ceilings, wooden floors, stone embrasures, and gardens enclosed in walls and flowering trees. The artefacts are varied and very interesting: one room has...More

Thank L B
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This former residence of a wealthy lawyer houses a substantial collection of art, furniture and various other items in a beautiful house. You can use short guides in various languages to help to inform yourself of the rooms and their contents at your own pace....More

Thank devonandriy
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We found this museum/house quite interesting with the limited tile collection on one side and then the house filled with furniture and collectibles. We guessed that the tile collection may have come from the Santa Clara Convent nearby which is now a school. Each room...More

Thank 1956traveller
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