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The collection of the museum gathers about four dozen machines with a major typographic, lithographic, cinematic heritage, and another compilation related with Media and Communication, which features some original equipment and machines from the...more
Avenida da Autonomia 3, Camara De Lobos, Madeira 9300-138, Portugal
Found at the far side of Camara de Lobos, this printing press museum was relatively cheap to enter. Really good value. As you enter the building, you go down a level and someone should be there at a desk. The staff were lovely and were...More
good time was had .it was such an interesting place and we stayed in there a long time ,looking at all the info and great machines etc.glad we made the effort to see round it .Only a couple of euros each well worth it.clean toilets...More
Ahead of our holiday we'd discovered this museum via one of the maderia web sites, however could find no information once there. Took the Yellow Bus out to Camara De Lobos and had a good wander around, stumbling across the very place we'd gone to...More
After walking to the town from Funchal we stumbled across this museum by accident whilst wandering around. Going in out of curiosity we found a collection of print and print related equipment. In this age of digital books and electronic printers it was fascinating to...More
We visited this museum as my husband used to work in the print trade. Unbeknown to us there was a seminar taking place on the day we visited with a lot of attendees. Despite this we were welcomed and allowed to look around for free....More
Well what a find, we have a print management company in the UK and as an apprenticed compositor from back in the 1960's this was all about my youth and initial training in what must be one of the most useful and well used mediums...More
I'm interested in printing and greatly enjoyed this museum which cost me only 2 Euro to get in. There's lots to see with a wide selection of letterpress machinery and typecasting equipment displayed in a very modern setting.
If you're into printing then this is very interesting and worthwhile. If not, you might struggle a bit.
The museum itself is actually quite large, and has a decent number of print machines and artefacts. There's not a huge amount of explanataion.
When we went,...More
Modern museum in Camera De Lobos, Madeira. Stumbled on this museum whilst visiting the town. A modern Museum on the hill on the outskirts of C de L with views over the ocean. Interesting display of printing equipment from the earliest period. Surprised to find...More
Amazing! If you enjoy travell amoung prees history, should come and visit this pleasant place where past, present and future get together.....More
Date of experience: November 2014
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MuseuImprensaM, Gerente de relações públicas at MIM - Museu de Imprensa Madeira, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2014
Dear Mrs. Carla,
Thank you so much for your visit and for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour through our museum as we aim to provide a truly unique experience and to exceed our...More