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Culture and heritage

With 6 centuries of history, these islands are guardians of a rich cultural heritage. The offer is wide and of high quality, from beautiful buildings such as churches and chapels, through the artistic interest of the monuments that coexist with the daily hustle and bustle of the city, to the museums and traditional cultural centres, which have inheritances from various origins.

 

They are starting points for a trip to the past, where you can discover some details of the history of these islands. Its relics include examples of Manueline, military and modernist architecture, paintings, furniture, sculptures, photography, porcelain, jewellery, among others.

 

In Funchal, the Baltazar Dias Theatre, built in 1888, is an important cultural focus and has a diverse agenda throughout the year.

 

In Calheta, the Mudas (Museum of Contemporary Art) was internationally awarded for its architecture and offers shows, conferences, plays, music concerts, as well as exhibitions.

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Capela do Corpo Santo

Address:
Bairro de Santa Maria, Zona Velha do Funchal, Funchal
Phone:
351291220550

Capela do Espírito Santo

Address:
ER 120, Campo de Baixo, 9400-242, Porto Santo
Phone:
351291982215
Schedule:
Abertura só no horário das missas
Closed:

Capela do Senhor dos Milagres

Address:
Largo Senhor dos Milagres, Machico
Phone:
351291622484
Fax:
351291622484
Schedule:
Segunda -feira - Domingo:09:00 -19:30
Closed:

Capela Nossa Senhora da Graça

Address:
ER 120, 9400-243, Porto Santo
Phone:
351291982215
Schedule:
Aberta de 15 em 15 dias (Horário de missa)
Closed:

Capela Penha de França

Address:
Rua Penha de França, 9000-014, Funchal
Schedule:
Sábado: 18:30-19:30; Domingo: 11:30 - 12:30 - Serviço Religioso:
Closed:

Casa Colombo Museu do Porto Santo

Address:
Travessa da Sacristia 2 e 4, 9400-176 Porto Santo, Porto Santo
Phone:
351291983405
Fax:
351291983840
Schedule:
Aberto de segunda a sábado: 10.00h -18h00. Domingo: 10.00h - 13.00h
Closed:
Feriados

Casa da Cultura – Quinta do Revoredo

Address:
Rua Bela de São José - Quinta do Revoredo, 9100-151, Santa Cruz
Phone:
351291520124
Fax:
351291524795
Schedule:
TEMPORARIAMENTE ENCERRADA
Closed:

Casa da Cultura de Santana

Address:
Sítio do Barreiro, 9230-085 Santana, Santana
Phone:
351291570220
Schedule:
Segunda-feira - Sexta-feira: 09:00-12:30 - 14:00-17:30
Closed:
Sábados, Domingo e Feriados