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Review of Madeira Story Centre

Madeira Story Centre
Ranked #29 of 126 things to do in Funchal
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Owner description: The Madeira Story Centre is a Museum situated in Funchal's Old Town centre where you can learn about Madeira's history in such a way, that you will feel that you are a part of it! The contents of the Museum are rigorous and detailed in order to give the the best information about the History and Culture of Madeira, from the island's volcanic origins to hydroplanes, its discovery and attacks by ferocious pirates, all described with the precision that you require. The Madeira Story Centre includes a large handcraft and souvenir shop with regional products, as well as a typical restaurant situated on the panoramic terrace with capacity for 200 people promoting Madeiran gastronomy. There are also thematic gardens where you can see the typical plants and flowers of Madeira, overlooking a magnificent view of the historical centre of Funchal. Madeira Story Centre Be a part of Madeira's history
Fairlight
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“A good story”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013


absolutely brilliant, it tells it all and really fascinating, have been a couple of times and will certainly want to go again.

Visited December 2012
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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“A small, over priced museum, grossly over hyped by the advertising!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013

At 9.90 euros pp this is a quite pricey visit to what is just a small fairly average museum showing the island history. OK but poor value at near £20 for 2. Do it if you really cant think of anywhere else to go, or its raining !

Visited February 2013
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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“An ok museum but poor value at euros 9.9 pp.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013

A perfectly respectable small museum describing the history of the island but almost £20 quid for 2 people is poor value.

Visited February 2013
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Canico, Madeira
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Over hyped”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013

This is one of those places where if you don't get the time to see it then don't worry, your not missing much.
The information is informative and interesting, but the place is small and it doesn't take long to see it all.
I think if they halved the entrance fee to €5 euros or less then maybe I would rate it more, but for the money they charge there are many other nicer places to see on the Island.

Tobi in Madeira

Visited March 2012
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Bucharest
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Nice place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2013

The whole island is absolutely fantastic. Nice people, good food, almos never ending good weather.
The story center museum is not big but very smart designed. It's a good place to learn about Madeira - which is a small but blessed spot of earth.

Visited December 2012
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