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Extensive historical collections.

I was surprised at how extensive this museum was. Though not every exhibit had an English language... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bill J
Lovely museum. Don’t miss the organist!!

This is a jewel of a museum. When I entered the church, I heard organ music. It took a while to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Ladeira de Sao Francisco, Angra do Heroismo, Terceira 9700-181, Portugal
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All reviews great museum interesting exhibits rainy day great overview film footage horse drawn couple of hours few hours sunday visit turned museum walking tour of the city packed full casual visitor organ concert carriage collection attached church magnificent church
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was surprised at how extensive this museum was. Though not every exhibit had an English language translation, there was enough in English to make it worth while. I wish we had budgeted more time for the visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bill J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a jewel of a museum. When I entered the church, I heard organ music. It took a while to realize the music was live. The organ was built in 1788 or so and is still being played. If you hear it during your...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank andoffwego
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the museum without expactations and were very pleased. There are a lot of rooms and many exhibits to learn about the island and town history. The cherry on the cake was an organ concer by the master.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Flupke59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were not expecting much as admission was only €2. But the museum has a pretty amazing and varied collection. Most of the exhibit labels are only in Portuguese however so you may want to ask for the audio tour. There was a museum staffer...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank thewhistle22
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Based on the reviews we weren’t expecting much. WOW! This is an outstanding museum exceptionally well laid out. The church on its own is easy to captivate you for over an hour, but don’t rush through the rest of the museum either. They have amazing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jonemilyt
Reviewed 13 February 2019

If you go when you first arrive, you'll get an overview and background to everything you're about to see. If you go at the end of your visit, the Museum de Angra will help you make sense of everything you've seen. From the basic history,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AtlantaMadman
Reviewed 4 February 2019

Very interesting museum. We went on a Sunday and it was free which was an added bonus. The exhibit of carriages was particularly interesting.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ruffles22
Reviewed 2 February 2019

great museum. We learned all about the history of Angra do Herosimo in a beautiful setting. The architecture is wonderful. If you speak English ask for head sets. Visit the gardens next door!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Elkracer
Reviewed 1 February 2019

This is in an old convent and for 2€, 1€ for seniors, it was an interesting museum. The church alone was worth the visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pamey
Reviewed 25 January 2019

I was surprised that a woman essentially accompanied us through the tour, showing us where to go. She would point into a room and then leave us to go through it, picking up with us again when we came back in. She was sweet, so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chris I
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Hi -- I'm sorry for the delayed response. I'm not sure of the hours on Sundays...