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Manor Estate of the Crosses Museum (Quinta das Cruzes)

Open today: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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Quite impressing place

Interesting historic place with some impressing exhibits and nice garden. A bit aside and not... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
jzamo
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Warsaw, Poland
Very Interesting.

A good little museum with some very interesting furniture. Guides available free of charge in many... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Chris T
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Brighton
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This "Manor Estate of the Crosses" museum is considered one of the most prestigious and well-kept museums of Madeira, which houses a splendid collection of silver, filigree and antiques that were part of a private collection of John Wetzler, a Czech...more
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Calcada Pico 1, Funchal, Madeira 9000-206, Portugal
351 91 74 13 82
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Long walk up the hill only to find it is temporarily closed. There do not appear to be any warnings of this on the website.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Interesting historic place with some impressing exhibits and nice garden. A bit aside and not crowdy...

Thank jzamo
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We had an interesting walk uphill from Funchal town centre. Small museum & some interesting gardens. When we visited it was a free enterence.

Thank BELMONTIpswich
Reviewed 4 May 2018

This is an interesting museum stocked with some fine furniture, jewellery, cameos, fans and religious artefacts. There are some guide sheets in English but don't expect to get much from the room guides - four of them were more interested in their mobile phones than...More

Thank Latin1954
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We arrived just before the lunch break when the quinta is closed from 12:30 - 14:00, so we only visited the garden. It was a very pleasant break but not worth the effort to get there as we had already visited the Monte gardens. However...More

Thank MargretEA
Reviewed 16 March 2018

A good little museum with some very interesting furniture. Guides available free of charge in many languages.

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 22 February 2018

I have been there before and remembered it as a nice manor. This time I felt disappointed. The place is very dark. It is true in order to save electricity only when you step into a hall the lights goes on - but even then...More

1  Thank nadi O o
Reviewed 18 February 2018

This is a wonderful house with a lot of history and exhibits, not to be missed and there is a nice cafe opposite.

Thank KJames29
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Really not to be missed if you are at all interested in the history of this fine island.The collection of fine art, furniture, trade exhibits and wonderful silverware collection are all well displayed with plenty of information available on leaflets in each room available in...More

Thank EleanorStoneham
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

As mentioned in other reviews, the climb up to this museum is exceedingly steep. Is it worth it? The interior is very cool well matched by the coldness of the reception. Be warned it is closed between 12 and 2, and although signs suggest the...More

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