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Manor Estate of the Crosses Museum (Quinta das Cruzes)

Closed Now: 10:00 - 12:30, 14:00 - 17:30
Open today: 10:00 - 12:30, 14:00 - 17:30
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Quite impressing place

Interesting historic place with some impressing exhibits and nice garden. A bit aside and not... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
jzamo
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Warsaw, Poland
Very Interesting.

A good little museum with some very interesting furniture. Guides available free of charge in many... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Chris T
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Brighton
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This "Manor Estate of the Crosses" museum is considered one of the most prestigious and well-kept museums of Madeira, which houses a splendid collection of silver, filigree and antiques that were part of a private collection of John Wetzler, a Czech...more
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Calcada Pico 1, Funchal, Madeira 9000-206, Portugal
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

Off a steep side-road. Active building work taking place. Sign says structural works. So definitely closed for some tome. Convent close-by closed Sunday. Actually only touristy things mostly open on Sunday. Free entry to Natural History museum on Sunday.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vivien S
Reviewed 24 August 2018

You go into this beautiful hotel, up in Monte and opposite the Reception is a display of constructions in which rich and powerful Ladies and Gentlemen were being carried by local people - like in Ancient Rome. Worth seeing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Magg17
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Long walk up the hill only to find it is temporarily closed. There do not appear to be any warnings of this on the website.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Michael M
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Interesting historic place with some impressing exhibits and nice garden. A bit aside and not crowdy...

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jzamo
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We had an interesting walk uphill from Funchal town centre. Small museum & some interesting gardens. When we visited it was a free enterence.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank BELMONTIpswich
Reviewed 3 May 2018

This is an interesting museum stocked with some fine furniture, jewellery, cameos, fans and religious artefacts. There are some guide sheets in English but don't expect to get much from the room guides - four of them were more interested in their mobile phones than...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Latin1954
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We arrived just before the lunch break when the quinta is closed from 12:30 - 14:00, so we only visited the garden. It was a very pleasant break but not worth the effort to get there as we had already visited the Monte gardens. However...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MargretEA
Reviewed 16 March 2018

A good little museum with some very interesting furniture. Guides available free of charge in many languages.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Chris T
Reviewed 21 February 2018

I have been there before and remembered it as a nice manor. This time I felt disappointed. The place is very dark. It is true in order to save electricity only when you step into a hall the lights goes on - but even then...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

This is a wonderful house with a lot of history and exhibits, not to be missed and there is a nice cafe opposite.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank KJames29
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