Seen as a group of houses that contain important and historical elements from the days of the Portuguese, the Taipa Houses Museum is an interesting place to visit while holidaying in beautiful Macau.
An interesting museum housed within a set of houses situated on the south of Taipa, the Taipa Houses Museum was established in 1999.The museum complex boasts of 5 houses that display various artifacts and exhibits that are of historic importance. Taipa is one of the islands that form a part of Macau.
The houses were restored in an attempt to showcase the lifestyle and luxury living standards of some of the well-connected Portuguese families that lived here back in the day during the 20th century. The construction ended in 1999 when the last house was restored. The premise was opened to the public on the 5th of December 1999. These houses stand beautifully next to a small lake although it used to look out over the sea before land reclamation of the Cotai Strip.
They were named separately and one of the most interesting houses here is the Macanese house that has been built in typical colonial grandeur. There are detailing in the architecture that remind you of the Portuguese era, with certain elements drawing similarity to The British and Mandarins. The furniture and deco remind you of an old English tale. The gallery is the venue where varying periodic exhibitions are held of historic photography to ceramics and sculptures. Various artists from all over the world have exhibited their work here at the Gallery. Within the house of the Portugal Region, it houses different costumes of the Portuguese. House of reception is the venue of all official functions and cultural events.
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