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“Fascinating.”

Madeira Story Centre
Ranked #28 of 158 things to do in Funchal
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Owner description: The Madeira Story Centre is a Museum situated in Funchal's Old Town centre where you can learn about Madeira's history in such a way, that you will feel that you are a part of it! The contents of the Museum are rigorous and detailed in order to give the the best information about the History and Culture of Madeira, from the island's volcanic origins to hydroplanes, its discovery and attacks by ferocious pirates, all described with the precision that you require. The Madeira Story Centre includes a large handcraft and souvenir shop with regional products, as well as a typical restaurant situated on the panoramic terrace with capacity for 200 people promoting Madeiran gastronomy. There are also thematic gardens where you can see the typical plants and flowers of Madeira, overlooking a magnificent view of the historical centre of Funchal. Madeira Story Centre Be a part of Madeira's history
Reviewed 29 June 2014

I usually steer well clear of museums, but this one tickled my fancy, and was superb. Basically an interactive history of Madeira, set out in an interesting way. Spent longer there than expected!

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StoryCentre, Gerente de relações com clientes at Madeira Story Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2014

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Reviewed 23 June 2014

Very lacking in the basic history of the island and how it developed over the years. Seemed to concentrate on one or two historical times but didn't fill in the gaps. Very disappointing

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StoryCentre, Gerente de relações com clientes at Madeira Story Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2014

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Reviewed 22 June 2014

This museum is very well done and quite informtive. The exhibition thoroughly covers the history of Madeira. The only drawback is the €9.90 entry fee which, in my opinion, is a bit high.

Thank TourGuide-KEVIN
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StoryCentre, Gerente de relações com clientes at Madeira Story Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2014

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Reviewed 15 June 2014

In this museum you will walk through the entire history of Madeira, with the most emphasis on the period between the discovery of the island and the present day. The information is provided in small chunks and is truly quite interesting. After visiting the museum you will truly feel like you learned something. The exhibitions themselves are interesting and good-looking; kids and adults alike will not be bored. I would recommend this museum to anyone visiting the island!

Thank Kees K
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StoryCentre, Gerente de relações com clientes at Madeira Story Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2014

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Reviewed 13 June 2014

A good way to get to know the story of the island. Some interactive displays and short films. Very interesting. There is also a shop and a small café area there.

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StoryCentre, Gerente de relações com clientes at Madeira Story Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2014

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