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Frederico de Freitas Museum

Calcada Santa Clara 7, Funchal, Madeira 9000-036, Portugal
(351 91) 22 05 78
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fascinating homely museum

this was an excellent way to spend an hour or so exploring a superb collection amassed by the one... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
EleanorStoneham
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London, England, United Kingdom
Museum gem in Funchal

Delightful museum in previous home of Frederico de Freitas, who was a lawyer and collector of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Marilyn B
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London, United Kingdom
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Calcada Santa Clara 7, Funchal, Madeira 9000-036, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago

this was an excellent way to spend an hour or so exploring a superb collection amassed by the one time owner of this lovely building and to understand the way of life of an interesting man. There was an English leaflet supplied at the beginning...More

Thank EleanorStoneham
Reviewed 4 days ago

Delightful museum in previous home of Frederico de Freitas, who was a lawyer and collector of interesting items. The house was left to the State on his death in 1975.The main house is furnished with his original furniture, which is attractive and interesting. There is...More

Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were impressed by this priovate home of a great collector of arts. Here we saw the development of Portugese tiles. The home looks lilke the owners just went out for a walk, a huge collection of art and daily life necessities. The owners' little...More

Thank 967larsp
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful old quinta to visit full of interesting furniture, ornaments and has a lovely feel to the place - it is so quiet and peaceful and you're taken back to old Madeira. It is maybe a pity there are not sheets in...More

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this house with my wife. The rooms and furniture are beautifully set out and the guides are very helpful. You can also sit in the garden and look at the tile museum. Well worth 3 euros.

Thank Jeffroyals
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At first I was dissapointed ,untill I entered the house,WOW ! the furniture and silver and other artefacts were amazing,the small garden was also a delight,to sit and soak up the ambience of the surroundings.

Thank Alan V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like the art of tiles, especially old ones with pictures of horses or Shakespeare characters this is worth finding and a walk around. The house is a delight so do that as well.

Thank johnsalmon275
Reviewed 31 December 2017

This is an interesting museum with different exhibitions: ceramic tiles, furniture and other household and artistic items on display. They also have a small but nice garden inside. You can spend 2 hours here if you visit the museum.

Thank nagytibi
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful house full of delights. There are superb items of furniture, China, silver, Ivory, rooms full of antique tiles and pretty gardens. Good view of the fort from the balcony. We were given descriptions of rooms and their contents in English. You...More

Thank jcpilgrims
Reviewed 14 October 2017

For 3euros this has to be one of the best museums on the island. A wealth of artifacts, culture and history. Paintings, ceramics and a feeling of stepping back in time

Thank sumel2016
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