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The Taipa Houses Museum, Macau

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Specialty Museum Museum
Situated within a set of five houses built in the early 20th century, The Taipa Houses Museum displays a variety of artifacts. Get a glimpse into the lives of the wealthy Portuguese expats who lived in Macau in these very residences. The buildings were restored in the mid- to late 20th century to their original specifications, and are surrounded by a picturesque lake and garden. Head inside the houses to see the period interiors, as well as the traditional Portuguese attire worn by the upper classes. Use our Macau itinerary maker to visit The Taipa Houses Museum on your trip to Macau, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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TripAdvisor
  • It is a nice place to visit in contrast to the more modern buildings and casinos in Macau. It also shows some history about place.  more »
  • The houses are more attractive on the exterior than the interior. Each house is done differently. One is displayed as a house of the time, another is a photo gallery. One is used as a little shop with...  more »
  • Peaceful and beautiful places for leisure time spent, love their brochure for travelers and study for better understanding of the whole concepts and educational for foreign and local peoples for knowl...  more »
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  • Free of charge and very interesting. Recommended. Bring some mosquito repellent if you plan on taking pictures outside.
  • Very interesting architecture that gives visitors a good insight on the history of Macau before and then after the Portuguese came.
  • Free entry really impressive historical interior and furniture
  • Worth a visit if you're staying in any of the hotels nearby.
  • Beautiful gardens and the houses are converted in to really interesting museums. Definitely worth the stop.