Madeira Story Centre

Museum in Funchal (Madeira)

Madeira Story Centre
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The Madeira Story Centre invites visitors to embark on an interactive journey summarizing fourteen million years of history in a captivating one-and-a-half-hour experience. Located near the cable car connecting Funchal to Monte in the heart of Funchal, this centre provides an ideal and enjoyable way to delve into the rich history of the Madeira archipelago.

The Madeira Story Centre offers accurate information presented in a playful manner, featuring an exhibition of authentic historical objects and interactive multimedia equipment. The museum is divided into various thematic areas, including ‘The Volcanic Origins,’ ‘Legends of Discovery,’ ‘Discovery of Madeira,’ ‘Turmoil and Trade,’ ‘Strategic Island,’ ‘Madeira Development,’ ‘After Navigation,’ and ‘Exploring Madeira.’ Covering topics from volcanic genesis to pirate attacks and centuries-old traditions, this historical journey is suitable for all ages, satisfying curiosities along the way.

For a panoramic perspective, the Madeira Story Centre includes a multifunctional terrace providing stunning views of Funchal city centre, along with an opportunity to savour local cuisine. Additionally, visitors can explore a theme-based café and a shop offering regional items, providing a memorable way to commemorate their visit.

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Visiting Madeira Story Centre


Daily: 09:00 – 19:00



Address: Madeira Story Centre, Rua Dom Carlos I, Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 20 minutes

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