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Museu do Cardina

Estrada Domingos D'Ornelas | Sítio da Camacha, Porto Santo Island 9400-010, Portugal
+351 969 276 851
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Impressive collection

Mr. Cardina deserves much credit for having built this place and exhibited his collection of... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
klauseggert
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Copenhagen, Denmark
Very interesting

Visited the museum on a taste of Porto Santo evening. All the exihibts collected by one man, the... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2016
Daddyduck
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Chester, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
8 Nov 2017
“Impressive collection”
6 Nov 2016
“Very interesting”
Opens in 13 min
Hours
Hours Today: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Estrada Domingos D'Ornelas | Sítio da Camacha, Porto Santo Island 9400-010, Portugal
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+351 969 276 851
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Mr. Cardina deserves much credit for having built this place and exhibited his collection of yesterdays tools for farming, fishing and handcraft. His 1:10 models of all (ALL!) the fountains of Porto Santo are stunning

Thank klauseggert
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Reviewed November 6, 2016

Visited the museum on a taste of Porto Santo evening. All the exihibts collected by one man, the building is an inspiration. Lovely place, and had a meal just around the corner from the museum. A great evening

Thank Daddyduck
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Reviewed June 28, 2016

Informative, helpful owner, English spoken. Interesting small house museum. WC's available. Allow 30 mins to 1 hours for your visit and enjoy and buy a home made Madeira wine (20% ABV) Closed Sundays and Mondays. reasonably disabled friendly and he will assist if required. Original...More

Thank Chris A
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Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I and two friends visited the museum as part of the really excellent jeep safari with Dunas Travel. Every exhibit is interesting and the whole museum is beautifully arranged. We all agreed with our friend - "Everything here is made and displayed...More

Thank Judith T
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Reviewed September 7, 2015

A particular museum , all made by a man, without any official resources or money. Very good and very interesting to see what he made and accomplished. At the end you are also invited to taste his home made Madeira wines. Excellent !

Thank Miguel B
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Reviewed June 2, 2015

a fascinating example from life in porto santo s past. Interesting and visual set in a bright and 'user friendly' building. well worth a visit. Lots of original artifacts well labelled and explained and handmade models

Thank AnneCissie
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Reviewed September 27, 2014

It's worthy to have a look and to know what this island is about. So many traditions and so much history.

Thank Daniel M
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Reviewed September 17, 2014

This will give you a feel for the island's history and it's very famous traveller, Christopher Columbus. There are many artifacts to see and they are housed in quirky but enchanting building.

Thank MikeH007
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Reviewed November 26, 2011

I loved this Museum, the owner opened espcially for us. It was very interesting and the work involved with producing the models of windmills and ox carts was amazing even a full size windmill I could have spent all day there and the porto santo...More

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