Museum of Taipa and Coloane History
True to it’s title, the Museum of Taipa and Coloane History features exhibitions expressing the history of Coloane and Taipa. A comprehensive collection of exhibits can be found on display here at the museum. On the first floor, you will find exhibits of the historical relics unearthed in archeological digs on Coloane, the stone architectural remains in the basement of the former Island Council Building, and the development of the villages, religions and culture of the islands as they developed over time. This overview of the history and culture of old Coloane and Taipa are of grave significance to their historical foundations.
The exhibition rooms found on the second story have different themes, including the history of the former Municipal Council of the Islands. You’ll find a look back at agriculture and crafts of the olden days here on the island. The architectural features of buildings on Coloane and Taipa and the history of the recent development of the two islands. This museum provides visitors with a better understanding of the modern political and economical development of Coloane and Taipa.
Address: Rua Correia da Silva, Taipa
Opening Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (No admittance after 5:30 p.m.). Closed on Mondays.
Admission: Adult – MOP5, Student ID Holder – MOP2, Group (Minimum 10 people) – MOP2; Free admission for under 12 or over 65 years old ;
Free admission on Sundays
Tel: +853 2836 6866
Bus routes nearby: 11, 15, 22, 28A, 30, 33, 34
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