Monte Palace Museum, Funchal

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Open to the public since 1991, the Monte Palace Madeira occupies an area of 70.000 square meters and houses a huge exotic plant's collection, coming from all over the world, together with swans,duck's and Koi fish. The Monte Palace Museum is an ideal exhibition space nestled within the beautiful surroundings of a tropical garden. There are three floors, two of which are dedicated to sculptures and the third houses a unique mineral collection gathered from the four corners of the world. Monte Palace Madeira, also includes one of the most important tile collections in Portugal. The tiles exhibited amidst the tropical vegetation represent several ages, coming from palaces, churches, chapels and private houses throughout the former Portuguese empire.

We are open everyday except 25th of December.

Our entrance prices are: Adults - 12.50€ Children younger than 15 years old: Free Entrance as long as they are accompanied by adults.
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  • A rather interesting small museum (rather an exhibition) of African culture on the grounds of monte gardens. Separately for the entrance do not pay, but it is worth a look (feel for a moment that africa from here is closer to 500 km than to Europe!)
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  • Probably the most stunning gardens I have ever visited! Around every turn there is something new to see. I particularly liked the two Japanese gardens within the grounds and the tiles and statues dott...  more »
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