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Furnas Research and Monitoring Centre

Rua da Lagoa das Furnas 1489, Furnas, Povoacao, Sao Miguel 9675-090, Portugal
+351 296 584 436
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Cute little museum for learning about Furnas and volcanic activity in the area.

You need to park across the highway, it was .50 euros when we went. You can access the old church... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
superdeluxe23
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Sacramento, California
Educational

There is a large parking lot across the highway, that was free during our visit, from there you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
seafare74
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SF, California
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Rua da Lagoa das Furnas 1489, Furnas, Povoacao, Sao Miguel 9675-090, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You need to park across the highway, it was .50 euros when we went. You can access the old church, the Gardens and the Research Center. The center itself is really nice, it has a coffee shop, bathrooms and it's 3 Euros per person to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a large parking lot across the highway, that was free during our visit, from there you have to walk for about 5 -10 minutes to reach the center. Along the way you will pass the Gothic church and the garden Jose do Canto...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We went there after a long walk around the lake. The centre is super interesting and the coffee is hot an delicious. We even had a little snack a bolo with cheese sandwich. :) And the staff is so nice like everyone on the island.

Thank Kim d
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

If human influence and farming impact is tangible, then this is the place to make it visible in a nice and humble way, for each of us. Gives the hope of the power of humanity not only to destroy but to regrow and fix past...More

Thank aho3
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We walked around the lake and didn't even know this existed! We went for a latte and stayed for the museum - movie and artifacts. Lots of history about the island.

Thank lncclc
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The Centro is about 10 minutes from the nearest parking lot, a pleasant walk along the shore of the Furnas lake. It offers a 15-minute presentation (in Portuguese or English) on its mission and current projects and also presents an interesting video. There also is...More

Thank 19Daniel47
Reviewed 22 October 2016

After walking down couple kms from the road side parking lot, found this spot. It has some maps on the wall and a souvenir type shop, but the BEST part was the Coffee & pastries that they offered. Fresh made coffee for like a Euro...More

Thank madstal
Reviewed 25 August 2016

By all means go there for an interesting report from the nature Project taking Place, and their Little gift shop to support the Project. We bought local honey!

Thank Kerstin K
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this beautiful place while hiking around Furnas. Had a nice coffee. And as a tree lover I really liked the biggest Norfolk Island Pine in Europe.

Thank Martijn v
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I passed by this information centre when hiking around the lake. A modern style building, but it blends in perfectly with the environment. If you want to visit the exhibition inside, the entrance price is 3 €. Included in the visit is a 15 minute...More

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