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Macau Museum Gallery and Guide: Inside and Around

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When your visiting Macau’s famous landmark, The Ruins of St. Paul, don’t forget to drop by at Macau Museum. The museum is situated on the top of Fortaleza do Monte or Mount Fortress which is right beside the Ruins. With just HKD/MOP15.00 entrance fee ( for adults), you can see Macau’s history, tradition, and culture and witness how the West (Portugal) influenced this Chinese city.

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The Macau Museum
The Macau Museum
The Time Corridor at Macau Museum

There are dioramas that depicts early settlements in Macau and how the locals live harmoniously with the Portuguese conquistadors. The museum has also features Macanese houses with western influence which origins traced to European neoclassicism.

Portuguese influence to Macanese Houses
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Western Influenced-Pink House
Western Influenced-Pink House
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Macanese House with European Touch
Macanese House with European Touch
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Puppet Show
Puppet Show
Message Wall
Message Wall
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Chinese Traditional Bridal Bed
Chinese Traditional Bridal Bed
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Traditional wedding dress, Ceremony stuffs and other Chinese artifacts
Left-bottom: Traditional wedding dress; Left-top: Ceremony stuffs; Right: Chinese artifacts
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China Wares
China Wares
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luggage
Luggage
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Inside Macau Museum
Inside Macau Museum
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Mini wine processing at Macau Museum
Mini wine processing at Macau Museum
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Macau Museum artifacts
Macau Museum artifacts
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Tea House at Macau Museum
Tea House at Macau Museum
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sword, jewelry, and daggers at macau museum
Chinese sword, jewelry, and daggers
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Chinese Workers
Chinese Workers
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The Portuguese were believed to be the earliest among the Europeans to arrive in China via the ocean led by Jorge Álvares in 1513 and followed by Tomé Pires in 1517.

The Macau Museum has three levels and photography is prohibited in the top floor. Flash photography is prohibited in all areas.

The museum is open every Tuesday to Sunday (closed on Mondays) from 10:00AM to 06:00PM but will not accept guests after 5:30PM.

Entrance Fees:

[table style=”1″] [tr][td]Adults[/td] [td]HKD/MOP 15.00
Free on every 15th of the month[/td][/tr] [tr][td]Children (5-10 years old)
Seniors (60 years old and above)
Students (with valid IDs)[/td] [td]HKD/MOP 8.00
Free on every 15th of the month[/td][/tr] [tr][td]Children under 5 years old[/td] [td]Free[/td][/tr] [/table] [one_half]
Chinoiserie Exhibit
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Macanese design with a blend of Western architecture
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