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Museu Henrique e Francisco Franco

Rua Joao de Deus 13, Funchal, Madeira 9050-027, Portugal
+351 291 211 090
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A gem found by chance

We were looking around Funchal and came across this art museum by chance. Never heard of this... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
jcpilgrims
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Bath, UK
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One for art lovers

Perfect little gallery. Very accessible art. - all Impressionism type painting. But unexciting... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
bob3747
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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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Rua Joao de Deus 13, Funchal, Madeira 9050-027, Portugal
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+351 291 211 090
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We were looking around Funchal and came across this art museum by chance. Never heard of this artist before but very well displayed works of art, sculptures, paintings, etchings etc. Information in various languages. He did sculpture of Zarco in centre. He comes from Funchal...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Perfect little gallery. Very accessible art. - all Impressionism type painting. But unexciting. Sculpture similarly interesting, but not particularly striking. Not expensive, so worth dropping in. One for a rainy day?! ,

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

We visited the art gallery quite early on a Friday morning to find it very quiet. The gallery has quite an interesting collection with some nice pieces and the information boards are not extensive, but just enough adequate. The cost is quite low especially as...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2017

This museum is set on a lovely tree-lined street in the old town partly up the hill from the seafront. The paintings of Henrique Franco are clearly influenced by impressionist and post-impressionist painters, but they are beautifully executed in a colourful palette and capture the...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Small and charmin picture gallery. Manu Beautiful paintings. Here you can se hon the status of Madeira haave born.

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Reviewed 1 May 2016

This is a small art gallery by local artists (brothers) which may be overlooked. We went in here when it rained heavily. I enjoyed looking at the art and sculptures. It is well worth a visit when in Funchal. Even without the rain as an...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

Beautiful little museum dedicated to the art of the Franco brothers, Henrique and Francisco. Sculptures and paintings.

1  Thank TerjeOslo_Norway
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Reviewed 24 October 2015

Two brothers, one a painter and the other a sculptor, both working in Madeira in the first half of the twentieth century. A beautiful collection of the work of two extremely talented artists. The collection is housed in a lovely building within easy walking distance...More

Thank Jeff P
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Reviewed 6 March 2015

We've visited Madeira many times and decided to find somewhere we hadn't visited before. If you have any interest in Art at all it's worth a visit. There are watercolours, oils, pastels, etchings and some sculpties on display. It's a pleasant way to spend an...More

2  Thank Crawford M
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Reviewed 27 December 2014

This museum is a lovely small museum, in Funchal. It is not in the center, where the most tourists come, but it is worth a visit. Ask in the tourist information for the details and the address. Closed on monday. It gives you a feeling...More

1  Thank Joke v
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