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The Sacred Art Museum is housed in the old Episcopal Court of Funchal. This building from the 17th century suffered changes throughout time, mainly in the 18th century.


There are two distinct nucleus within the museum:

-      Flemish Art: dates from the finals 15th century up to the 1st half of the 16th century

  • Paintings
  • Sculpture
  • Jewelry

-      Portuguese Art: dates from the 16th century up to half of the 18th century

  •  Paintings
  • Sculpture
  • Jewelry
  • Vestments

The huge presence of the Flemish Art in this museum has all to due with the sugar trades establish between Madeira and Flanders in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Location: Rua do Bispo, 21 - Funchal

Telephone: 291 228 900   
Fax: 291 221 341  
E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

Site: http://www.museuartesacrafunchal.org

Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 14:30 to 18:00 
Closed: on Mondays and Bank Holidays.
Ticket Price:
Adults: 3€
Groups (+8): 2.5€
Seniors and Youth Card Holders: 1.5€
Students, Teachers and Museums Associations: free

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