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Address: No.112 Museum Qiandi, Macau, China
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Phone Number: 853-28357911
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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A small museum that covers a broad spectrum of categories over the course of Macau history. A section covers the evolution of the Chinese opera in the south which includes the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small museum that covers a broad spectrum of categories over the course of Macau history. A section covers the evolution of the Chinese opera in the south which includes the display of the costumes. It is a fascinating read.

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Macau, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The HK Museum is much, much better. However, if you are in Macau touring the Ruins of St. Paul, it's worthwhile to visit this museum. The HK Museum provides a broad historical perspective, this is a very biased Chinese focused perspective. Interestingly, there is nothing about World War 2. Macau was neutral and assisted the Japanese. Whereas, if you go... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as part of a day tour which didn't give us a lot of time but we still had a good look around this museum. There is lots of displays with written descriptions in 3 languages. There is also several displays with audio in quite a few languages. This is one of many museums in Macau and it gives... More 

Thank Chris R
Spalt, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a nice museum of the history of Macau. Shows very clearly about the Portuguese history and the mix between Europe and China. Very impressive with the open cute boat and how they transported all the goods from Asia back to Europe. The have escalators which leads directly to the entrance!

Thank Hartmut L
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting museum that's full of artifacts from the East and the West that you won't want to miss. Don't forget to go upstairs to see the beautiful skyline of Macau from Mount Fortress! Lots of picture worthy spots!

Thank MalGNA
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located inside the Mount Fortress, the museum offers an insight into Macau's history and culture spread over three floors. The first two floors of the Museum are located underground. So the museum looks fairly small from outside. The first floor deals with Macau's history and trading links. The opening exhibit provides a comparison of Western and Chinese cultural, religious and... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's the biggest museum in Macau China and it's located in the famous Monte Fortess in the heart of the city and it has one specific theme that shows the face of different nationalities harmonious living there together during the past centuries of their tradition, customs and culture.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016

Located in the back of Saint Paul Ruin u will see a history of macau. And in the top of the museum u will see a canon

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

The museum is very big but full of knowledge, culture, history at every conrner. Lovely displays and artifacts which get you thinking about the early trade routes. Interesting link to the interconnectedness between Portuguese and Chinese lifestyle and culture. And the view from the fort is so amazing!

Thank Aaronvi
Boston, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

We came here mostly to cool off but then found ourselves immersed. This is a great place to learn about the history of Macau. The exhibits are interactive and engaging. Also, there is a nice, little tea-shop / restaurant. If you are tired, take the escalators up. The view from the top is wonderful, and free.

Thank shildon

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