Museu de História Natural do Funchal, Funchal

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Natural History Museum Museum
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  • Not to be missed! This is a wonderful example of how to display creatures so that people can learn more about the local wildlife. I had [for instance] no idea that a seal has claws on the edges of its...  more »
  • This is more a museum of stuffed animals than a natural history museum. It is very disappointing, so much more could be made of this attraction, such as interactive displays and at least something abo...  more »
  • If you visit the Museum, entrance under 2 Euros for seniors, don't miss the aquarium. It is through a mysterious unmarked door on the right. Take care because it is very dark inside and there are seat...  more »
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  • A little bit creepy when all the stuffed animals look at you, but it was interesting to see. I believe that some of the exponats are hard to find elsewhere (fish for example).
  • Very diverse topics, like birds, fish. An aquarium with 15 tanks
  • A great Museum of the natural sciences, a lot of information about Madeira birds and plants. You should visit the
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  • The first time I visited the Natural History Museum of Funchal, was when I was in elementary school, we made a study visit and us students love to do this visit gave us the opportunity to see many things for the first time, as well as the huge Aquariums, with several species of fish, as well as the Morea, with a huge length and with a big teeth that makes creepy I advise to all who have the opportunity to visit this beautiful Museum, do that will really like.
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  • Must-see for everyone. Many relics for history of natural sciences and an overview of the biology and geology of wood only.
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