Museums and Heritage

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Heritages and Museums

Madeira Film Experience is a 30-minute audiovisual journey that covers the 600 years of the history and culture of the island known all over the world as the Pearl of the Atlantic.

The Museu CR7 is a museum that is dedicated to Cristiano Ronaldo’s trophies. It is located in Funchal, Madeira. Above the museum is a hotel built in a partnership between Ronaldo and Pestana Group.

Universo de Memorias Joao Carlos Abreu– It is installed in a house from the late nineteenth century, in Calçada do Pico, near historic buildings of Funchal city, such as the Convent of Santa Clara and the Quinta das Cruzes Museum, with collections of the former Regional Secretary of Tourism and Culture, João Carlos Abreu…

Madeira Story Centre– Unique, modern museum with interactive exhibits of Madeira’s history, plus a bistro with a terrace. Funchal’s latest visitors’ attraction, where you can learn everything about Madeira’s history and development up to the present day…

Frederico de Freitas Museum– Located at Calçada de Santa Clara street the Frederico de Freitas House Museum is an impressive rose-colored building considered one of the most emblematic urban civil architecture buildings. The 18th-century house museum of collector Frederico de Freitas is dedicated to the decorative arts. 

The Sacred Art Museum of Funchal is located in the Episcopal Palace of Funchal, Madeira. It is made up of collections of painting, sculpture, goldsmithery and paramentaria from the 15th to 19th centuries. 

Caravel Art Center– A cultural organization located in Funchal on the Madeira Island in Portugal. The Art Center is devoted to the advancement of local culture and to the exploration and exhibition of significant art from around the globe.

The Quinta das Cruzes or “Manor Estate of the Crosses” museum opened in 1952 as one of the most prestigious and well kept museums of Madeira. The fine collection of silver, filigree and antiques are the legacy and collection of the private collector César Gomes.

Madeira Toy Museum (Museu do Brinquedo)- Created in 2003, from a collection of toys belonging to Borges Pereira, several other deposits of private collectors have been gathered here through the years. The museum’s collection assembles around 20.000 pieces coming from England, France, Portugal and Germany.