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Permanent Exhibitions

The Macao Museum is a space dedicated to the history and culture of Macao, possessed of a vast number of objects of historical and cultural value, which demonstrate the way of life of the various communities that have inhabited the city for centuries.

Various permanent exhibitions are displayed on the Museum’s three levels:

1st floor (History)

1st floor – A presentation of Macao's early history and the development of its culture, influenced by the commercial activities between the Chinese and the Portuguese, and by religious and cultural contact between the two civilizations.

2nd floor (Folks customs)

2nd floor – Various aspects of the traditions and folk arts of Macao, as well as its religious ceremonies and traditional festivals.

3rd floor (Contemporary Macao with various)

3rd floor – Contemporary Macao, featuring current city life and highlighting the portrayal of the region by various literary and artistic personalities.