Funchal Natural History Museum

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This is the place to find the fauna, flora and geology of Madeira Island. Created in 1929 by the Municipality of Funchal, it also boasts an aquarium (with 15 tanks on display, where you can see the most important examples of the marine fauna of Madeira) and the Municipal Library.

This is the oldest museum in the archipelago of Madeira and there you will find more than 41 thousand specimens of animal species. It is installed in the Palace of St. Peter, in Funchal, a building of outstanding Portuguese civil architecture of the XVIII century. In this space there is also the Aromatic and Medicinal Plants Garden, where, in its 560 m2 can observe dozens of aromatic, medicinal, indigenous and endemic plants of Madeira.

 Opening hours: 

Tuesday to Friday - 10.00 to 18.00 h Saturday, Sunday and public holidays - 12.00 to 18.00 h
Closed on Mondays and public holidays
Location: Rua da Mouraria, 31, Funchal

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