Madeira Press Museum

Located in the city of Câmara de Lobos, the Madeira Press Museum offers visitors the opportunity to explore the historic journey of the printing industry and the press of this Autonomous Region. It is a modern museum that provides an enriching journey into the past.

The Madeira Press Museum is housed in the building of the Municipal Library of Câmara de Lobos. It was inaugurated in August 2013, occupying a total area of about 2000 m². This space has worked since the start, together with the National Press Museum.

Its mission is to inventory, recover and exhibit the historical, typographic, lithographic and cinematographic heritage associated with the Madeiran press and communication area. Thus, the Madeira Press Museum has a vast collection, gathering, among other valuable pieces, about four dozen typewriters.

Some original equipment from the 19th and 20th centuries stands out from the Madeira Press Museum collection. Examples include a manual printing machine, manufactured in 1886 by Golding & Co, in Boston; an 'Intertype' of 1911, produced in England by Harris-Intertype, Ltd.; or a rotary printing machine, a unique example in the historic journey of the regional press.


The Madeira Press Museum, housed in the Municipal Library building in Câmara de Lobos, allows you to explore the historic journey of the printing industry and the press in the archipelago.

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Avenida da Autonomia 3 | 9300-133 Câmara de Lobos
Monday to Friday:10:00 - 17:00 | Closed: Saturday, Sunday and public holidays
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