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Frederico de Freitas Museum

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Address: Calcada Santa Clara 7, Funchal, Madeira 9000-036, Portugal
Phone Number: (351 91) 22 05 78
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10:00 - 17:30
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:30

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A surprise

An unexpected discovery. While walking down the street we came across this museum that house a fine courtyard, a gentile mansion and striking modern extension. Inside a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Pepe P
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An unexpected discovery. While walking down the street we came across this museum that house a fine courtyard, a gentile mansion and striking modern extension. Inside a collection of antiques, domestic artefacts and tea-pots as well as religious items. Wonderful ceramic tile displays, with excellent videos on the tile making and history. Very interesting, but unfortunately some of the rooms were inaccessible due... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting, but unfortunately some of the rooms were inaccessible due to work being carried out. However, what was available was worth seeing.

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Thank Janice B
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tucked away out of view, the museum houses a fine collection of antiques, domestic artefacts, tiles and tea-pots as well as religious items. Unexpectedly interesting, but a shame that building work meant the lovely little garden was closed, as was the cafe. Needs better information about its contents, but the staff were helpful and the videos on the tile making... More 

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Thank petertickler
Cupar, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

A long walk up the hill on narrow pavements slippery on a wet day when we visited. Wonderful ceramic tile displays and history.Well worth a visit.

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Interesting place filled with lots to look at. Worth the 3 euro entrance fee. Only criticism would be that some of the staff could have been more friendly.

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Thank Linda W
Musselburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this morning, 2 adults with a nearly 2 year old. We all absolutely loved the little courtyard garden, our little boy ran around there safely looking at the trees and flowers, and we got a beautiful view of the little church. It's one of the nicest courtyard gardens we've ever been in. The house itself was fabulous, wonderful... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is a pleasant museum up the hill from the church of Sao Pedro. It is packed with 18th century antique furniture and paintings, nicely arranged so the place feels 'lived in'. My favourite part was the small winter garden with ferns and wicker rocking chairs. Also the fern-filled grotto-like fountain at the entrance is very attractive. There is a... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Staff in each room were ready and able to answer our questions on specific pieces of furniture held in this magnificent museum. I highly recommend visiting its garden and garden summer house. There is an adjoining museum that contains only tiles, this was also very interesting.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Be to put it. be amazed by the sheer quantity of exhibits. We were told there was even more but no more space to put it. The eclectic mix was not what you expect to see in a museum. so many objects of the same sort or theme were exhibited to make the most of them. Paintings cover the walls... More 

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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

When you have visited the “Igreja de São Pedro”, than when leaving the Church turn to your right and go uphill the small street, and after about 250 meters on your left you will find the entrance of the Museum who is dedicated on the “Azulejos” or had made ad hand painted Portuguese tiles. You can include this location while... More 

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