Museum of Natural History (Municipal Museum of Funchal), Funchal

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#15 of 24 in Museums in Funchal
Since its founding in 1869, the American Museum of Natural History has collected more than 33 million specimens relating to the natural world and human cultures. The Museum showcases its amazing treasures in the exhibit halls, and behind the scenes more than 200 scientists are at work making new discoveries. Millions of people from around the world visit the Museum each year.
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  • This is a small museum that also includes a modest aquarium. If the weather is ordinary outside, which it was, and you are quite near the centre of Funchal, it is worth a visit. The building itself is...  more »
  • We went here as it advertises that it also has an aquarium but we were very disappointed as it’s extremely small with just a few tanks. The museum itself was also disappointing as it’s just a lot of s...  more »
  • This is quite a small museum with a fairly large selection of sea creatures and birds. Unfortunately the day I was there a group of local students were there with a teacher who had very loud voice and...  more »
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  • A very sad experience. The live, large fish (one was a huge grouper) in tiny tanks, no room to swim properly, looked awful. I hear they are updating this place, I really hope so, because it was unpleasant to see these poor animals in entirely unsuitable conditions.
  • 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
  • Charming :)
  • Very educational
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