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Museu Engenho Velho

Rua Sousa e Freitas, 10 | Vila Do Porto Da Cruz, Porto da Cruz, Madeira 9225, Portugal
+351 965 219 756
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Part of a TUI day trip

Only spent 40 minutes here as part of day trip visiting East of Madeira. Rum tasting was ok. Really... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Helen T
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Ok as a filler

It's really collection of machines and self read signs and notices. It gives you an idea of what... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
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Built in the mid-sixteenth century, the structure that houses the present Museum Old Mill is located in Porto da Cruz, Madeira. This museologio core has as its main attraction, the oldest steam engine to squeeze sugarcane, installed, on display in Europe, dated 1857.
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21 Aug 2017
“Part of a TUI day trip”
25 Jul 2016
“Ok as a filler”
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Rua Sousa e Freitas, 10 | Vila Do Porto Da Cruz, Porto da Cruz, Madeira 9225, Portugal
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+351 965 219 756
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Only spent 40 minutes here as part of day trip visiting East of Madeira. Rum tasting was ok. Really strong stuff. But had poncho for those who didn't want their rum neat and juice for the kids.

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

It's really collection of machines and self read signs and notices. It gives you an idea of what production is like. We were left alone to walk round and 2 staff members basically ignored us. The shop next door had a slightly warmer welcome. The...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2016

It is, really, the very sugar cane mill that produces sugar spirits from fresh sugar cane juice during the sugar cane harvest season, of March to May (roughly). You see the equipment, including the 19th. century steam engine that runs the machinery (still by steam...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2015

Had no idea that this was in the town until I noticed the building one day when out walking. Visited one afternoon and were offered a sample of passion fruit liquor. No one else in the interior at the time we sipped our drinks and...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Entering the museum, you get the felling fo going back to the white sugar gold era. The big machinery and some of the tradicional items of those day, make's you travel and understand how important was this kind of places in our industrial revolution.

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