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Frederico de Freitas Museum

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Interesting museum

We visited this museum last week. Interesting historical collections of tiles from around the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
179jwal
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Worth a Visit

Small museum packed with interesting artifacts and furniture. Unlike others, we did not find the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lee H
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Calcada Santa Clara 7, Funchal, Madeira 9000-036, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited this museum last week. Interesting historical collections of tiles from around the world. Lovely building, slightly off the beaten track. Worth seeing alongside Quinta das Cruzes.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 179jwal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been there. Like the tiles collection very much. I think this museum needs more attention from the public. I haven’t seen a single person there... maybe it need to ad. Very nice building. Incredible state of conservation. Very nice indeed.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mafalda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small museum packed with interesting artifacts and furniture. Unlike others, we did not find the staff to be unreasonable or unhelpful. We smiled and spoke to them and they responded in kind. Most of the exhibits are displayed in the open and not behind glass...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lee H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum displays were immaculately presented. The tile displays were beautiful and the house was extremely well presented. However all of this was marred by the staff. The lady who sold us the tickets was not welcoming or engaging. My husband didn't like the vibe...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank vrm2292
Reviewed 9 February 2019

We came upon this lovely museum by accident. The rooms were fascinating and the exhibits beautifully presented. Unfortunately our visit was marred by the brusque attitude of the female staff who made us feel uncomfortable.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lynda H
Reviewed 1 February 2019

Situated up a very high sloped road but was worth the climb. Only e3.00 admission , staff are there to answer all of your questions. The rooms are very well laid out and brochures in many languages.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wilbert635
Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

Lots to see . Collections of tiles to teapots and mugs. Interesting furniture and collections of mugs,teapots and ceramic tiles.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sabrina14
Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

We first went a year ago but our visit was cut short because they were about to close. So we made sure to be there at opening time this year. There is a lot to take in at one time so our second visit was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank greatscotts3
Reviewed 28 November 2018

My husband and I like quirky little museums and this was certainly one of those. Up a steep little side street it can be a little difficult to find but worth it. There is an exhibition of beautiful tiles from around the world covering hundreds...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Just 100m up the steps from here is the Universo Joao Carlos Abreu, a much friendlier and unique place to visit, full of interesting collections and with nice friendly welcoming staff. At the FF museum you can also see some interesting period furnished rooms, it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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