EXPLORE MADEIRA’S RELIGIOUS SECRETS & STORIES RIGHT IN THE HEART OF FUNCHAL!
The MASF is located in the heart of the city, within walking distance of other historic buildings, monuments, museums and other cultural spaces.
In addition to the richness of its collection of Sacred Art, it has the Belvedere Tower – a space typical of the 19th-century Madeiran urban palaces — from where one can enjoy a privileged view of the city and the sea.
AND EXPLORE FIVE CENTURIES OF HISTORY!

LOCATION &

Rua do Bispo, 21
9000-073 Funchal
Madeira - Portugal

Largo do Colégio or
Townhall is 1 min. away
from MASF main entrance.

OPENING HOURS

Monday to Friday:
10:00 am - 5:30 pm

Saturday:
10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Closed Sundays and public holidays

DIRECTIONS &

By bus:
Take any city bus (the yellow buses) with the direction to ‘Centro’, or interurban buses with direction to Funchal.
Once you arrive at Avenida do Mar, the last stop, it’s a 7 min. walk to the museum.

PARKING

These are the options you have
for parking which are closer to
MASF:

> Galerias São Francisco (3 min. walk)
> P. 5 de outubro (5 min. walk)
> P. Santa Luzia (5 min. walk)

TICKETS & ...

Adults (single ticket) — 7 €
Single ticket + Paper guide — 10 €
Locals — 4 €
Guided tour (5 to 10 pax) — 10 € (p/pax)

Free admission
Children up to 12 years old and students;
Resident teachers;
Members of APOM/ICOM;
Journalists and tourism professionals
(duly identified)

GUIDED TOURS INFO

The museum organizes guided tours aimed at the general public,
in Portuguese and English:

Guided tours in Portuguese — Fridays, 11:00 am
Guided tours in English — Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11:00 am

Price — 10 € p/ pax.
(max. 10 people p/group or visit).

Payment is made at the museum reception.
Register in advance using the form below.

BOOK A GROUP TOUR

EDUCATIONAL SERVICE
& THEMATIC VISITS

The Educational Service of the museum organizes guided visits for school groups and the public coming from institutions and cultural associations, homes, Casas do Povo, etc.;

+INFO

Thematic visits are occasionally organized for the general public, with sign-up.

ITINERARY
The exhibition circuit begins on the ground floor with the temporary exhibition room. The permanent exhibition is located on the upper floors, starting with the collections of gold and silver-smithery, Portuguese sculpture and painting on the 1st floor, moving on to Flemish art on the 2nd floor, and culminating on the balcony of the Belvedere Tower.

Each floor has a different feel, the space getting more open and bright as you go up. On the way out, back on ground floor, be sure to stop by the museum shop, and end your visit with a meal at the Museu Café.
SERVICES & RULES

ACCESS & ACCESSABILITY
ACCESS & ACCESSABILITY
Access
Access to the museum is on Rua do Bispo or Largo do Município. Tickets on sale at the reception desk, located next to the entrance hall on the ground floor of the building.

Access to the Belvedere Tower viewpoint is through the museum and it’s included in the ticket.

The museum does not have an elevator. The staircase provides access to the upper floors. There are, however, access ramps on the ground floor: ticket office/shop and temporary showroom, and folding portable benches (located on the 1st floor) that also serve as a “crutch” when closed.
ACCESS & ACCESSABILITY
Accessibility
The Museum reception area has printed material in Braille (Portuguese, French and English) and embossed images for the blind. The signage of each floor along the route is embossed. There is also large print documentation available for partially-sighted persons.

RESTROOMS & CLOACKROOM
Restrooms
Ground floor (ticket office/shop) and 3rd floor (tower)
RESTROOMS & CLOACKROOM
Cloakroom
Storage area for your large objects.

COFFEE & SHOP
Coffee shop
The museum's cafeteria operates as a concession and can also be accessed from the Praça do Município. Museum Coffee and Snack Shop: https://www.facebook.com/museucaferestaurant/
COFFEE & SHOP
Shop
The reception area also houses the Museum Shop where you can purchase catalogues, books and a variety of products inspired by the museum collection. You can also purchase these products on our online store

MASF RULES
Pets are not allowed, with the exception of service animals.
MASF RULES
MASF RULES
Store larger objects in our cloakroom at the reception. Backpacks, large bags, large umbrellas and selfie sticks are not allowed in the exhibit rooms.
MASF RULES
MASF RULES
You allowed and encouraged to take photographs inside the museum, but the use of flash is prohibited. Your photos cannot be marketed. Images of pieces of the collection for research, use by the press or for commercial purposes must be requested from the Museum services.
During your visit you may be photographed or filmed by museum staff. These photos are intended for our archive, and may be used in printed or digital material for publicizing the museum.
MASF RULES
In order to safeguard the safety and conservation of the collection, it is forbidden to touch the works on display.
MASF RULES
Keep a safe distance and do not step on the platforms.