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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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Beautifully kept house and fabulous tile collection

Called in when passing and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Very good value as you get to vist... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
wagtail
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Stroud, United Kingdom
A REAL FIND

We happened to be walking past this place on a wonder round Funchal and decided to go back for a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mark L
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Calcada Santa Clara 7, Funchal, Madeira 9000-036, Portugal
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"ceramic tiles"
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"national trust property"
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"interesting house"
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"beautiful furniture"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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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

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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

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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

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Something different for us to look round at only 3 euro. Half of it is an exhibition of tiles(!) and half of it the old family house (a bit like a National Trust property.

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Some of the furniture in the main house was really beautiful. Clearly the owner was a great collector of interesting things. The only down side we found was that we felt as though we were being closely watched, even though our bags were kept at...More

Thank Elizabeth A
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

I visited here before heading to the Santa Clara Monastery. Entry is 3 euros which alstroemerias gives ou entry to the tile Museum. I visited the tile Museum first and, while they were undoubtedly works of art, the information was all in Portuguese and I...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Enjoyable visit to this house of a Funchal Lawyer with interesting antiques and artefacts. Locate in the centre of town.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

in the museum quarter we visited on a wet Madeiran day. For only 3 euro each you get to see a period collection exhibited in situ. Well presented and a nice way to while away half an hour. You also get to see the tile...More

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