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Very inexpensive, almost free. The first room is all in Portuguese but the rest of the exhibition... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
BywaterPlace
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History of the island

Great museum with history of the Tereceria Island. Free. Convent turned museum. We sat in on a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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All reviewsgreat museumfew hoursinteresting exhibitsgreat overviewcouple of hourscity gardena real gemwalking tour of the citynice buildingpacked fullcasual visitortwo floorsrich historyorgan concertfilm footagefree admissionattached church
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank FromMaine1947
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had some time before our departure from the island and stopped into this museum. We were very pleasantly surprised at the extent of the museum. It had great exhibits that explained lots of the history of the area.

Thank BDFD
Reviewed August 11, 2018

The museum has a wide variety of objects that picture the history of the Azores. But the true diamond is the church. Especially the azulejos on the first floor are impressive. Even if you don't like ancient couches, step in the church and enjoy.

Thank Dimitri381
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Our fabby guide, Joaquim, took us to see this museum while on a walking tour of the city. Beautifully presented, well documented and the venue is gorgeous. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly, the entry price affordable and the displays artfully/professionally arranged.

Thank Brian T
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Varied and interesting exhibits about the history of Terceira. Beautiful church inside. Modern and ancient paintings.

Thank Aipalovik
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Take a time to visit the museum, it only takes about an hour; its very cheap and you can find out nice infos about the islands.

Thank Cristina P
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Both the museum and adjoining convent church are interesting. Don't miss the extensive historic exhibit on the upper floor, with explanations in Portuguese and English.

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Reviewed May 18, 2018

This museum told all about the story of the Terceira island through the years. The tickets are very cheap (2 euros per person). There is also a church inside the Museum.

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