The Madeira Story Center, and Historical Interpretation Center, opened in 2005, within the garden Almirante Reis, in the historical certer of Santa Maria in Funchal, near the cable cars, where you can find exposed two former landing crafts of the port of Funchal, the "Mosquito" and "Aquila".
The Madeira Story Center is a private company, and is defined as a center of information about Madeira, presented in a playful and interactive way, combining information, entertainment and technology.
The exhibition space is organized by chronological stages. The visitor will find the following topics; the Volcanic Origins, Legends of the Discovery, Discovery of Madeira, Turmoil and Trade, Strategic Island, The Development of Madeira, After Navigation and Explore Madeira.
Besides the exhibition center, the Story Center also offers visitors other points of interest such as a terrace with panoramic view, which is prepared for events and meetings. Also a theme cafe, decorated with scenes from the history of Madeira and a store with exclusive items.
DRAC Madeira - Direcção Regional dos Assuntos Culturais (Madeira)