Museu Carlos Machado

Founded in 1876, it is located in the old convent of Santo André and features a section of Natural History, started during the 19th century, that includes samples of the Azores flora and fauna. It also has paintings, scultures, religious art, tiles and more, as well as a section of regional etnography and a toy collection.


Rua do Dr.Guilherme Poças, 65
9500-100,Ponta Delgada


  • 2.00€
  • Easy external parking
  • Museums
  • Toilets, Documentation center, Outdoor areas, Shop, Historical archive, Educational services, Guided tours, Temporary exhibitions

    opening hours


  • tuesday: 10:00-17:30
  • wednesday: 10:00-17:30
  • thursday: 10:00-17:30
  • friday: 10:00-17:30
  • saturday: 10:00-17:30
  • sunday: 10:00-17:30

  • Winter

  • tuesday: 09:30-17:00
  • wednesday: 09:30-17:00
  • thursday: 09:30-17:00
  • friday: 09:30-17:00
  • saturday: 09:30-17:00
  • sunday: 09:30-17:00

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