Centro de Interpretacao do Vulcao dos Capelinhos, Horta

4.5
#2 of 36 in Museums in Azores
Specialty Museum · Museum
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  • This sightseeing you will learn about the most recent portuguese volcano! Worth to go to the top of the lighthouse  more »
  • The visitors center is excellent. Lots of great information action about the eruption and about volcanos in general. It was nice walking around the area after visiting the center. The ticket to the...  more »
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  • The museum/interpretation center tells the story of how volcanoes shaped our earth and especially about the Azores' history. It has a lot of different rocks and it is very educational. It has a small theatre where they show an educational movie about the creation of earth. The only downside is that the hologram did not really work like a hologram should. I would highly recommend to visit this place if you are visiting the Azores. Seasonal Greetings! Daniel
  • This Interpretation Centre explains the story of the Capelinhos Volcano which erupted during 1957/58 near the shore in the ocean. The ticket includes the visit to the museum and the lighthouse with nice views over the volcano landscape. Outside the museum you can also climb the small hills for really nice views over the sorronding area and see the mixture of the green island landscape with the volcano and the ocean.
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