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“The museum portrays the life story of the Madeiran football player Cristiano Ronaldo and displays the trophies won by the Portuguese international throughout his brilliant career. ”
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“Portuguese and foreign furniture, jewellery, ceramics and sculpture are part of the rich museum collection of this Madeiran Quinta. Located at Funchal by the Quinta das Cruzes is one of the manor houses with significant historical tradition, property of the first captain-donee family, since it became their official second residence in the island. It remained in the Câmara family until the mid-seventeenth century, passing on to the Lomelino family until the late 19th century. This property has suffered several modifications over the centuries and, around the 18th century it became an emblematical "Quinta Madeira". The Quinta das Cruzes Museum opened to the public in 1953, placing in display t”
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“One of the oldest (16th. century) and most well preserved museums in Funchal. It houses collections of paintings, sculptures, jewellery and garments.”
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“Opened to the public in 1989 in the fishing village of Caniçal, the museum shows the history of whale hunting in the seas of Madeira. The Whale Museum is located in Caniçal and bears witness to the entire history of whaling and the activities associated with it. It is one of the most innovative museums of its kind internationally. ”
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“The Madeira Wine Company was founded in 1913, incorporating several companies or independent producers who joined forces. The cellars are open to the public and in addition to the architectural curiosity there are tasting rooms, warehouses a shop and an exhibition area. All together, the history of Madeira wine is told, from the production process in the vineyard until its transformation into Madeira wine in its many varieties, Sercial, Malvasia, Verdelho and Boal. ”
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“The Madeira Story Centre is an interactive museum that gives a complete panorama of the millions of years of Madeira’s history and culture from its volcanic origins to the present day. In addition to the main exhibition, the Story Centre offers visitors a multipurpose panoramic terrace, a perfect place from which to admire the beauty of the city and enjoy a bit of Madeiran cuisine. There is a theme restaurant decorated with motifs that hint at the history of Madeira and a handicraft shop that sells regional articles - a perfect opportunity to pick up souvenirs from the Island of Madeira.”
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History Museum
“The Funchal Natural History Museum is housed in São Pedro Palace, one of the most important examples of mid-18th century Portuguese civil architecture. Various species of birds, marine reptiles, land and marine mammals, insects, invertebrates and plants are on exhibit, as well as a collection of rocks and minerals from the archipelago of Madeira and marine fossils from Porto Santo island. In all, the museum’s collections include over 37,000 specimens. The building is also home to the museum’s scientific library and the Municipal Aquarium.”
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“O Núcleo de Casas Típicas de Santana apresenta algumas casas típicas de Santana, onde também é possível adquirir alguns produtos regionais. Localizado junto à Câmara Municipal de Santana, o Núcleo de Casas Típicas de Santana constitui um espaço de preservação, ampliado pelo Município de Santana, em memória do património local. Aqui estão dispostas algumas casas típicas de Santana, todas elas adaptadas ao contexto atual, nas quais também é possível adquirir uma grande variedade de produtos locais, artesanais e tradicionais. ”
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“Collections of sculpture, paintings, prints, furniture, ceramics, crystals dating from the 17th to 19th centuries. A special structure was built to accommodate a very interesting and important glazed tiles collection.”
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“Located in the Armazém do Mercado, the Toy Museum was created in 2003 from a collection of toys belonging to architect José Manuel Borges Pereira and other collectors. It has around 20,000 toys from various countries (England, Portugal, France and Germany) on exhibit. Visitors can see everything from miniature cars and motorcycles to action figures from films like Star Wars, and even board games. This large collection dates from the late 19th century to the present.”
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“Similar to the Grand Canyon in the USA, Cabo Girão is one of the largest tourist attractions in Madeira. It receives about 1800 daily visitors and is the second highest promontory in the world (580 meters above sea level). The glass platform in the viewpoint gives the feeling of being suspended in the air and the views around are breathtaking, or it was not considered the fifth cliff with the best view of the world. ”
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“Para quem gosta de história, tem aqui uma boa razão para conhecer melhor a ilha do Porto Santo”
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“A privileged view over Funchal bay area, where good food is served in an atmosphere created by the most famous Interior Designer of Madeira: Nini Andrade Silva”
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“ Located in the village of Ribeira Brava, the museum displays various aspects of the culture and ethnography of Madeira.”
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