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STOP, it’s so worth it!

This is a hidden gem in the city. We happened to go on a Sunday, when it’s free. We spent around... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Well preserved

A walk through history of the island. It has very well preserve exponents. On Sundays free entrance... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AnaPu J
Pula, Croatia
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Ladeira de Sao Francisco, Angra do Heroismo, Terceira 9700-181, Portugal
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All reviews great museum interesting exhibits rainy day great overview film footage couple of hours few hours city garden a real gem turned museum walking tour of the city packed full casual visitor two floors organ concert horse drawn attached church
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem in the city. We happened to go on a Sunday, when it’s free. We spent around 3 hours in the museum reading about the Azores history. It was one of my favorite trips while in the Azores!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A walk through history of the island. It has very well preserve exponents. On Sundays free entrance (check for changes).

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AnaPu J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here, the first time, in April, 2017. We are back, now November 2018 and are planning our second trip to this Museum. If you have trouble walking, use the street, around the corner from Azoris Hotel. Take a right out the door of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

This museum is a historical museum, thankfully in both Portuguese and English (most of the museum is). We found it interesting that the layout is somewhat backward, requiring a guide to show you where to go next (they do), and even then you'll need to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Made for a nice visit to escape from the frequent october rain. Lots of interesting facts about the history of angra and the azores more generally.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andycolch
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Great museum to visit for a better understanding of the city and island itself. The museum was home to a monastery, school, military and now finally a museum. Different wings with a variety of permanent as well as visiting exhibitions. It also has the most...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful Jem of a museum in the heart of Angra do Heroísmo. You can get a discount if you are a student, teacher, +65 from 2€ to 1€. Housed with an intact church, its delightful to discover the history of the Azores and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank revett2016
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Very inexpensive, almost free. The first room is all in Portuguese but the rest of the exhibition has English translations for everything. It has various rooms, one with the old military equipment, another with horse drawn carriages etc. Those are just a few. The museum...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

Great museum with history of the Tereceria Island. Free. Convent turned museum. We sat in on a 30 minute organ concert held every Sunday in Sept. on a 230 year old organ. Exhibits are labeled but only newer displays had both Portuguese and English writing....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

This museum is situated at the top of the bottom base of the garden in angra. If i remember correctly it was free to enter if not it would probably been only 2 euro. Its a big musrum which has alot of different things to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Janet C
July 7, 2017|
Response from CaliNativeinJersey | Reviewed this property |
Hi -- I'm sorry for the delayed response. I'm not sure of the hours on Sundays...