Museu de História Natural do Funchal

Building dated from the end of the XVIII century, the former residence of the Carvalhal Counts. The seven wicker balconies in forged iron and the portal sided by two iron lanterns are worthy of notice. It worked as a hotel, a college and international club and is now the property of the City Council and headquarters of Regional Archive of Madeira, the Municipal Library, the Museum and the Municipal aquarium of Funchal.


Rua da Mouraria, 31 - Palácio de São Pedro


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    opening hours

  • tuesday: 10:00-18:00
  • wednesday: 10:00-18:00
  • thursday: 10:00-18:00
  • friday: 10:00-18:00
  • saturday: 10:00-18:00

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