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Macao Museum

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Address: No.112 Museum Qiandi, Macau, China
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Really enjoyed this museum.

There is more regional history but the portugal influence is palpable. Only cost $2 to get in and they have a nice escalator that takes you up to the museum and then deposits you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The museum does not deserve a special visit, it is small and there is nothing interesting about it. On the other hand, it is located on the top of a hill with an excellent view of the entire historical part of Macau. Here is also a historic fortress.

Thank Ogi0
Lake Charles, La
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good small museum located on Mount hill where the fortress was built by the Jesuits in the 1600s. Costs 15MD (about $2US) to enter. Has large children's section where they can learn all about cannon ball making.

Thank laculturevulture
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is more regional history but the portugal influence is palpable. Only cost $2 to get in and they have a nice escalator that takes you up to the museum and then deposits you out at the top of the fort. Nice little bit of history and some interactive exhibits many in english.

Thank tfizzle
Clearfield, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located right next to the St Paul Ruins is the Macau History Museum. If you really want to get a full understanding of Macau, then make sure to make time for the Macau History Museum. The Macau History Museum is built inside an old fort. The price to get into the museum is less than $2 USD. The museum does... More 

Thank JaCoby14
Toronto, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Macao Museum is close to the ruins of St Paul. They have exhibitions of how Macau was founded by the Portuguese, and expanded under both Portuguese and Chinese influences. It's a worth while visit if you have time or if you want to learn about the history of Macau.

Thank Gary C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small museum, but full of history and old artifacts. Fun to see and learn about Macao. Probably not exciting for younger children.

Thank Amy J
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the few places actually worth seeing in Macau. We got lucky and it was free entry when we went (Monday and public holiday). Quite small but some interesting exhibits about Macau

Thank AlpineDave
Frankfurt, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Macao Museum takes you on a tour through history since the arrival of the Portuguese in China. The exhibition is made with a love to detail and very educative. For very young children there is also a section to playfully learn about Macao's history. The 20 MOP are well invested!

Thank Steve0072
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I happened to visit the museum on a Public Holiday in which admission was free. The museum has three levels, but visitors are required to go to levels 1 and 2 before they could move on to the third level. When I had attempted to access the third level directly, I was been denied access by a doorman who refused... More 

Thank hello_there10
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Located inside Monte fort. Avg. collection of Chinese culture and heritage items. A lot smaller as compared to other museums in China, but Macau in general is a small place. You can browse through the displays fairly quickly and the souvenir shop is a bit of disappointment.

Thank Mayur H

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