Museu Etnográfico da Madeira

Opened in 1996, this museum is set on the former Engenho de Aguardente da Ribeira Brava. It exhibits permanent ethnographic collections, namely about fishing, transports, weaving, water mills, viticulture and cereal treatments. On another room are the temporary exhibits, to make known other themes related to Madeira culture.


Rua de São Francisco, 24
9350-211,Ribeira Brava


  • 3.00€
  • Easy external parking
  • Museums
  • Outdoor areas, Educational services, Guided tours, Shop, Restaurant, Bar/snack-bar, accessibility

    opening hours

  • tuesday: 09:30-17:00
  • wednesday: 09:30-17:00
  • thursday: 09:30-17:00
  • friday: 09:30-17:00
  • saturday: 10:00-12:30, 13:30-17:30

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