Museum of Macau - Macao Scientific and Cultural Centre
- (1997 (reab.))
his museum is located at the Rua da Junqueira. It is accessed through a residential building and develops around a garden. The history of the city of Macau as a maritime port and the historical connections between Portugal and China are the museum’s central themes. The exhibition space has two main areas: the first showcases the history and culture of 16th and 17th century Macau; the second a collection of Chinese art, displaying more than 3500 pieces in terracotta, textiles and porcelain. The use of opium as a hallucinogenic drug is also contextualised by a number of material artefacts. There is also an extensive library specialized in the interconnections between Europe and Asia and the Contemporary History of China and Macau.
Rua da Junqueira, 30
Bus: 15E, 18E, 714, 727, 732, 751, 756