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If your trip to Ponta Delgada is already marked, so you can not forget to visit the Carlos Machado Museum!
Carlos Machado Museum:
This museum tells and depicts the story of farming communities and fishing locations throughout the centuries.
It was installed in the old Mosteiro de Santo André strong> and its numerous exhibits include some extraordinary paintings by local artist, Domingos Rebelo strong> (1891-1975).
There is also a section devoted to natural history, with an impressive scale model of the island.
The Museum is characterized by being the oldest museum of the archipelago, and is the result of the development of the old Azorean Museum, founded in 1876 by the teacher and naturalist Carlos Maria Gomes Machado strong>.