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Interesting visit to here, we'd wondered on prev occasions whether to bother or not...still a bit mixed. Felt more could have been done to have more signage/information in English etc. However the WW1 area was moving and certainly added to the visit. It is inside...More
Consists of a small and a medium size room.The small room has no English translation just some well worn cards in English, which aren't much help.The larger roomhas an armistice day exhibition. This does have English translation. Otherwise much as before.What was the1931 Madeira revolt...More
A small but interesting military museum inside the barracks and other governmental
offices. For eu 2.00 p/p you get an insight in the military history of Madeira.
It takes appr. half an hour and the layout is well done.
Thought it was free but even though over 65s get in for €1.50 I felt it didn't live up to my expectations. A few guns, paintings of soldiers on the walls and although there are laminated pages in various languages, it didn't really tell us...More
Only €1.50 for crinklies and kids! It is very informative and definitely multililnigual. It certainly gave me an insight to the military history of the island. I managed to combine it with a visit to the palace next door. This is free and VERY well...More
We had just finished the free tour of the palace apartments and crossed the courtyard to visit this small museum.It cost very little ( equivalent to around £1 each) but is very well presented.The soldier manning the desk was very pleasant and helpful and pointed...More
Came across this by chance today. €1.50 to get in. No photography inside. Good display of military artefacs from 1000 years ago. English subtitles alongside the displays. TV employed for telling military history of battles throughout the years right up to 2009 and the Portuguese...More
Museum was interesting but there were things with no translation into English. The Video which went on for about 25 mins. was all in Portuguese. Pity because they had put a lot into a very small space. The price was just about right. It was...More