Ruta da Cal Museum Centre, Madeira

Visit this museological centre and explore two calcareous stone quarries and a lime kiln.

Núcleo Museológico Ruta de la Cal, Madeira
Núcleo Museológico Ruta de la Cal
© Rota da Cal

The Núcleo Museológico da Ruta da Cal (Ruta da Cal Museum Centre) is a space of prominence in the natural and cultural heritage of Madeira. It is located in the city of São Vicente, taking up 12 thousand m2. In the centre, you will find a group of fossils older than five million years, two calcareous stone quarries and a lime kiln, unique example in Europe of its particular construction; as well as other construction to support the production.

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Associação Rota da Cal, Sitio dos Lameiros, São Vicente.

Opening hours:

Thursday and Friday from 10h00 to 14h00.
Make a previous reservation for other days /times.


(+351) 291 842 018.


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