Macao Museum (Museu de Macau, 澳門博物館details the history of Macau and is built on the site where the former Meteorological Service was located.

Macao Museum

The museum has 3 levels (2 of which are underground).

Level 1: Genesis of the Macao Region

  • The history of Macau and the cultures of China and Portugal

Level 2: Popular Arts and Traditions in Macau

  • Traditional festivals, religious ceremonies and aspects of popular art and traditions

Level 3: Contemporary Macau

  • Contemporary aspects of city life and how Macau has been portrayed in art and literature

Monte Fort, Macau

Although I’ve been up to Monte Fort a number of times – I’ve never actually ventured into the Museum yet (on my list for the next visit to Macau).

Getting There

The museum is located on the hill of Monte Fort (a short walk up from the Ruins of St Paul’s in the historic centre of Macau)

Macao Museum Signpost

Buses: 2, 3, 3A, 5, 7, 8A, 10, 10A, 11, 18, 19, 21,

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