Museu de Arte Sacra Religious Art Museum, Funchal, Madeira Island

Museu da Arte Sacra

Summary:

The Sacred Art Museum is located in Funchal in the former Bishop’s Palace. Located in a sixteenth-century palace, once residence of the bishops of Funchal, the Sacred Art Museum is one of the oldest and best preserved museums in Funchal.


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About:

The Sacred Art Museum is located in Funchal in the former Bishop’s Palace. Located in a sixteenth-century palace, once residence of the bishops of Funchal, the Sacred Art Museum is one of the oldest and best preserved museums in Funchal.

This museum can find collections of paintings, sculpture, jewelery and vestments, chronologically dated from the period between the fifteenth and nineteenth centuries.
The museum’s collections stand out two main groups, the Flemish art, with painting, sculpture and jewelery, datable between the end of the fifteenth century and the early years of the sixteenth century; and the Portuguese Art, the period between the fifteenth century and the eighteenth century.

The museum has educational services for various audiences, particularly children, youth, seniors or people with special needs.

Schedules:

sunday - 10:00 to 13:00;
thursday - 10:00 to 12:30; 14:30 to 18:00;
friday - 10:00 to 12:30; 14:30 to 18:00;
saturday - 10:00 to 12:30; 14:30 to 18:00;
wednesday - 10:00 to 12:30; 14:30 to 18:00;
tuesday - 10:00 to 12:30; 14:30 to 18:00;

Additional info:

Telefone: (+351) 291 228 900

Web: http://www.museuartesacrafunchal.org/

Address:

Rua do Bispo 21, Funchal