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Macao Museum

No.112 Museum Qiandi, Macau, China
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Ranked #6 of 163 attractions in Macau
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Museums
Traveler Description: Background This museum gives an excellent presentation of the history of Macau. The setting itself is impressive, as it is built into the fortress... more »
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
42 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Macau has an amazing history.. With over 400 years of Portuguese rule in a little enclave in China.. There's tons of amazing & unique history that this museum well preserved.. You will leave here understanding what took place in Macau and how it shaped it's current state. On another note.. It's located inside an old Portuguese fort! A must see..... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

A lot of effort has gone into this ad it is fascinating for historians. The entry fee is low - about £1 - and you can spend a couple of hours there. Escalators look out of place but without them the footfall would be minimal.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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78 reviews 78 reviews
38 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is a great museum, which tells a unique story. Macau is a marriage of Southern European and Chinese cultures, both of which have evolved together here for a long, long time. This museum is excitingly creative in the way it handles that subject. There's a stunningly intelligent comparative timeline of Chinese and European (with emphasis of course on Portugal)... More

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Sydney, Australia
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178 attraction reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is a very neat and well laid out museum. It has both a Chinese and Portuguese look to it. The exhibits are quite interesting although not always with an English explanation. Worth a look.

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86 reviews 86 reviews
7 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We visited here for a trip through the ages. It provided a good understanding of the journey from then until now. Worth visiting.

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
30 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Unfortunately we arrived late on Friday evening and were not able to visit the inside of the museum, However we were able to experience the garden outside and the wonderful views of Macau as the sun was setting. What a wonderful experience!

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Beijing, China
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by how well designed and interesting this small museum was. I came away with a good sense of Macanese history and culture and the interactive features for some of the displays were quirky and charming.

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Manila, Philippines
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23 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We decided to go visit the museum after a visit to the ruins of St. Paul. The museum had some interesting exhibits and it was good to learn more about the history of Macau. It just a minimal cost to get in and worth the visit.

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Macau, China
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109 reviews 109 reviews
35 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Been at the museum with two of my friends from Germany. It was pretty impressive as the museum featured a number of original displays along with models and mockups of situations in historic times. There was a display of a fire works factory (of which Macau was famous for) and buttons that would illuminate individual building blocks in sequence of... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

this place is small & free to visit so definitely worth an hour to go through & check the place out. It has an interesting mix of Chinese & Portuguese articfacts

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