Frederico de Freitas House Museum

Interesting
This 18C residence belonged in the 19C to the physician Frederico de Freitas and is now divided into two parts. The casa da Calçada houses a permanent exhibition of prints, drawings and watercolours depicting Madeira over the centuries. Its prosperous 19C interior is richly decorated: English furniture, elaborate wardrobes and cabinets (ivory decoration) etc. There is a fine collection of religious art. The Casa dos Azulejos has a fine collection of 12C-19C azulejos from various sources.

Useful information

Address : 

7 Calçada de Santa-Clara

Phone:

+351 291 220 578

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