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Frederico de Freitas Museum

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Interesting little museum

My 7-year old daughter wanted to see this museum, after being taken in by the little well with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scousewegian
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Oslo, Norway
Nice visit

We passed this museum on our way to another which was closed due to restauration and decided to go... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hans V
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The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Monique E
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Hans V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Their house and museum was being renovated when we visited in July 2018, but the lovely garden setting of the cafe, the atmosphere of the building and excellent coffee and cake made it worthwhile. The host is a remarkable well travelled person with an engaging...More

Thank sadsandal
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.

Thank wagtail
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We happened to be walking past this place on a wonder round Funchal and decided to go back for a proper look round ,we were not disappointed the house is full of fantastic items collected by a man with a fantastic eye.In a setting of...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 3 June 2018

My wife and I enjoyed a visit to this grand house and were very taken with it. The collection of various objects, tea pots, art deco figures, silverwear, ceramics and paintings was fascinating. The furnature in the house was a display of fine cabnet making...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 18 May 2018

If you have any interest in ceramic tiles and a collection of international art objects in a charming, upper-class family home, this is the place for you. Each room holds a wonderful collection of objects that are well-documented in written material. A docent is available...More

Thank RAV457
Reviewed 16 May 2018

They almost have this place right. Plus points: 1. It is a really pretty with a quaint garden 2. It is varied. Each room has a different focus of the collection that de Freitas and his wife built up in the middle of the last...More

Thank Robin O
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