Ethnographic Museum of Madeira

Visit this fascinating ethnographic museum set up in an old sugar mill.

Ethnographic Museum of Madeira
Ethnographic Museum of Madeira
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The Museu Etnográfico da Madeira (Ethnographic Museum of Madeira) is set up in an old sugar mill, in the town of  Ribeira Brava, in the Southeastern coast of MadeiraPortugal.

This museum exhibits objects related to and representing the many different social, economical, and cultural aspects of the Madeira Archipelago.

The collections are distributed along various rooms with different themes: fishing, transport, textiles, viticulture and domestic units.

In the domestic units’ section you will find different rebuildings of customary domestic insides of the island.

The museum also has a shop in which Madeiran handcraft products are sold.

More information:


Rua de São Francisco, 24, Ribeira Brava, Madeira.

Ticket price:

General entry: 2,50€.
Older than 65 and young people: 1€.

Opening hours:

From Tuesday to Friday from 9h30 to 17h00. Saturdays and Sundays from 10h00 to 12h30 and from 13h30 to 17h30..


(+351 ) 291 952 598.


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