Become a part of history!
Carefully designed to provide you with a unique and fascinating experience, the history is told by using your 5 senses with interactive features, smells, sounds, images and challenges that will no doubt capture your imagination.
It is the ideal place to begin your visit to the Island of Madeira, it provides you with a panoramic view of the History and Culture of the Archipelago. The Madeira Story Centre also has a shop with the best souvenirs from the region and a panoramic restaurant.
The Madeira Story Centre Museum describes the History and Culture of the Island of Madeira, from its volcanic origins up until the present day. It is an interactive museum, meticulously planned to provide the visitor with a unique and unforgettable experience.
The exhibition is organised sequentially in chronological stages, some sum up centuries and others specific events. Visitors embark on a fascinating journey throughout the following themes:
- The Volcanic Origins
- Legends and its Discovery
- Discovery of Madeira
- Turmoil and Trade
- Strategic Island
- Development of Madeira
- Beyond the Navigation
- Explore Madeira
These are only a few examples of the infinite number of subjects that are explored in the Madeira Story Centre. The History is presented through historical facts, smells, sounds, interactive games and diverse challenges that will keep you entertained, for approximately 45 minutes.