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€2 euros to get in so that’s not bad some of the videos weren’t playing and the translation cards... read more

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A small but interesting military museum inside the barracks and other governmental offices. For eu... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
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Calcada Sao Lourenco | Apartado 234, Funchal, Madeira 9000-061, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Consists of a small and a medium size room.The small room has no English translation just some well worn cards in English, which aren't much help.The larger roomhas an armistice day exhibition. This does have English translation. Otherwise much as before.What was the1931 Madeira revolt...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

€2 euros to get in so that’s not bad some of the videos weren’t playing and the translation cards bit tatty - would say pop in if on area but not a must go to in my opinion

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

A small but interesting military museum inside the barracks and other governmental offices. For eu 2.00 p/p you get an insight in the military history of Madeira. It takes appr. half an hour and the layout is well done.

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Thought it was free but even though over 65s get in for €1.50 I felt it didn't live up to my expectations. A few guns, paintings of soldiers on the walls and although there are laminated pages in various languages, it didn't really tell us...More

Thank jcpilgrims
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Only €1.50 for crinklies and kids! It is very informative and definitely multililnigual. It certainly gave me an insight to the military history of the island. I managed to combine it with a visit to the palace next door. This is free and VERY well...More

2  Thank llanidloes999
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Well worth the €2 admission. There are 3 rooms with interesting military memorabilia. Translation notes available in English in relation to the main artefacts. Videos also worth watching.

Thank Sheila C
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We had just finished the free tour of the palace apartments and crossed the courtyard to visit this small museum.It cost very little ( equivalent to around £1 each) but is very well presented.The soldier manning the desk was very pleasant and helpful and pointed...More

1  Thank Barb W
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Came across this by chance today. €1.50 to get in. No photography inside. Good display of military artefacs from 1000 years ago. English subtitles alongside the displays. TV employed for telling military history of battles throughout the years right up to 2009 and the Portuguese...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Museum was interesting but there were things with no translation into English. The Video which went on for about 25 mins. was all in Portuguese. Pity because they had put a lot into a very small space. The price was just about right. It was...More

Thank Valerie T
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Whilst wandering around Funchal I spied this old fort with a field gun outside and when I went over for a closer look realised it was a museum. While it is very small, three rooms, it gives a good insight into the history of Madria...More

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