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Frederico de Freitas Museum

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A hidden gem

My husband and I like quirky little museums and this was certainly one of those. Up a steep little... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
susandD8543ID
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Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
All kind of interesting stuff

Never 've seen a museum like this! It's not actually a museum, I guess. More like a private... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
stoffelzwvl
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Harelbeke, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I like quirky little museums and this was certainly one of those. Up a steep little side street it can be a little difficult to find but worth it. There is an exhibition of beautiful tiles from around the world covering hundreds...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank susandD8543ID
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Just 100m up the steps from here is the Universo Joao Carlos Abreu, a much friendlier and unique place to visit, full of interesting collections and with nice friendly welcoming staff. At the FF museum you can also see some interesting period furnished rooms, it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

A very interesting little Museum, the house itself is interesting and spotless and well cared for. The tile museum is very good lots of tiles from around the world interesting to look at how different countries developed tile making at different times. Be sure not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Never 've seen a museum like this! It's not actually a museum, I guess. More like a private collection of one of the more extravagant figures of Madeira. Used to be minister of culture in Madeira we've learned. The house too is very nice to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

It was basically a building full of stuff, a pampflet was handed out at the beginning where some information about the items was dispayed but a guided tour would have been better, don't know if they offer one though. I would rather recommend the other...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marie K
Reviewed 14 October 2018

My 7-year old daughter wanted to see this museum, after being taken in by the little well with lizards and a cat by the entrance. I endulged her and we both really enjoyed it! The first half of the house contains a big tile collection,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Scousewegian
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We found this by accident, the museum we wanted to go to turned out to be closed for maintenace and we stumbled onto this place. It is a very beautiful house, filled with all kinds of works of art collected bij dr. de Freitas and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We passed this museum on our way to another which was closed due to restauration and decided to go in. This museum displayed perfect the conditions in which wealthy people lived a hundred years ago. This beautiful mansion is loaded with fine arts and furniture....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hansv245
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Opposite the theatre on the maoin street. A plesant shady place to stroll, even if it is quite a small space.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Called in when passing and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Very good value as you get to vist collection of ceramics and elegant house for a few euros.

Date of experience: July 2018
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