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Madeira Film Experience

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Madeira Film Experience
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Madeira Film Experience
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Madeira Film Experience is a 30-minute audiovisual journey that covers the 600 years of the history and culture of the island known all over the world as the Pearl of the Atlantic. Let yourself be amazed with Madeira Film Experience. Session...more
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Rua Conselheiro Jose Silvestre Ribeiro | Marina Shopping, Funchal, Madeira 9000-045, Portugal
+351 291 222 748
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a half hour film that shows the history of Madeira from before it was actually discovered through today. It was discovered by the Portuguese and is part of Portugal today but other powers have taken control over the years. The show also highlights...More

Thank JackofPBFL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For 5Euros this provided a history of the island which was both informative and engageing. There was plenty of space when we were there and the seats were both clean and confortable. Well worth the visit.

Thank Abbo47
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Came here on our first day after reading reviews on here. It was interesting for the adults but the children found it too long. We were hoping for more information on different parts of the island that we could visit but this was about the...More

Thank JenC_UK
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

It's nice place to learn about madeira and it's history. Movie last 30 min and it's one of thing you need to do if you come to Madeira. Know the history is a key to understand people.

Thank Andy P
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Browsing Trip Advisor, as you do, I stumbled on this little gem over lunch. Best to do it at the beginning of your stay as it's a perfect potted intro to the history of Madeira. As it was near the end if ours, it served...More

Thank Claire M
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

It only costs €5 per person to sit in this tiny air conditioned cinema and see this half-hour film about the history of Madeira. The film is really interesting, the staff are friendly and give you sweets and it is definitely a must do activity.

Thank David M
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth €5, what a great experience. Staff were lovely and really friendly, they even provided sweets for the short film. The cinema room was also really comfortable and modern, and the short film about the history of Madeira was brilliant and good quality. It...More

Thank Katie2666
Reviewed July 2, 2018

We were glad to have seen a most interesting film about the history of the island at the beginning of our stay. The English commentary was a bit glib for my liking - and I do not believe for a second that the origin of...More

2  Thank ReinhardW
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Air-condition, kind staff, nice place Film about history of Madeira gives insights to many interesting things like the high reputation and prestige of Madeira Wine was confirmed by innumerable episodes, amongst which, the celebration of the independence of the United States of America in 1776,...More

Thank Erzs_bet_S274887
Reviewed June 17, 2018

After some debate with my friend we came to the conclusion that the film itself is a good holiday introduction, and makes you appreciate everything you do durning your stay even more. The facility was at first hard to find, signs on the outside of...More

2  Thank WalterA1825
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