Museum of Taipa and Coloane History

Coordinates: 22°12′11.8″N 113°33′17.6″E / 22.203278°N 113.554889°E / 22.203278; 113.554889

Museum of Taipa and Coloane History
Museu da História da Taipa e Coloane
General information
Type Museum
Location Taipa, Macau, China
Opening 7 May 2006

The Museum of Taipa and Coloane History (Chinese: 路氹歷史館; Portuguese: Museu da História da Taipa e Coloane) is a museum in Taipa, Macau, China.


The museum building used to be a public administration building named Island Municipal Council Building. It used to serve as the administrative center of the government of Portuguese Macau and played an important role in developing the area. In 2002, the building was renovated. Excavations were being done until 2004 around the building area. Basic preparation for exhibitions were done in 2005 and the renovation was finally completed in March 2006. The museum was opened on 7 May 2006.[1][2]


The museum building is a 1920s green Portuguese building.[3]


There are nine galleries in total inside the museum. On the first floor, the museum displays excavated relics and other artifacts. On the second floor, there are religious objects, handicrafts and architectural models.[4]

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