Madeira Story Centre
This historical interpretation centre, located in the Old Town of Funchal, presents 14 million years of Madeira's History in a playful and interactive way.
The Madeira Story Center opened to the public in 2005. It’s a modern museum that narrates the history and culture of Madeira Island in a fun and interactive way.
Carefully designed to provide a unique and fascinating experience, history is told using the 5 senses of the visitor, which certainly captures the attention of children and adults alike. It is the ideal place to start your visit to Madeira Island, as it provides an overview of the history and culture of the Archipelago.
The exhibition space is organised in chronological order, with the following topics: The Volcanic Origins, Legends of Discovery, Discovery of Madeira, Turmoil and Trade, Strategic Island, Madeira Development, After Navigation and Exploring Madeira.