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SRTC Archives and Libraries

Regional Directorate of the Madeira Archive and Library

The Regional Regulatory Decree No 7/2020/M which approved the organizational structure of the Regional Secretariat of Tourism and Culture (SRTC), established the Regional Directorate of the Madeira Archive and Library (DRABM) created with attributions in the area of ​​archives and libraries, cultural dissemination and the investigation of island history.

Dra. Carmo da Cunha Santos Library

The Cultural Centre John dos Passos opened on the 20th of September 2004 in a ceremony headed by the President of the Government. To the event also attended Lucy Dos Passos Coggin, Rodney Coggin and Lara, the daughter, son-in-law and grand-daughter of the American writer descendant from a Madeiran immigrant originally from Ponta do Sol.

Quinta das Cruzes Museum - Library / Documentation Centre

The Library of the Quinta das Cruzes Museum gathers more than 6 000 bibliographical samples, offering to its users an asset specialized in Decorative Arts, the History of Madeira and Patrimony, as well as in other related subjects, such as Preservation and Restoration, Museology, etc.

Atlantic History Studies Centre Alberto Vieira - Library

The Atlantic History Studies Centre (CEHA) was established by the regional decree law nº 20/85 of September 17th, under the scope of the Regional Secretariat of Tourism and Culture. It is an institution of scientific investigation which aims at the coordination of the research and to make known the history of the Atlantic Islands.

Others Archives and Libraries

This area was incorporated within several properties that were built in Madeira in the XIX century. The “Quinta do Revoredo” was the property of a middle class English family who used it as a...

The Municipal Library of Ponta do Sol is a public service that intends to make easier the access to culture, information, education and entertaining and make it available to everyone, in order to...

The municipal library of São Vicente is a cultural and pedagogical service provided by the town hall of São Vicente to allow its citizens the access to information, culture, education and leisure....

The library of Machico was established in 1964 by initiative of Lieutenant-colonel João Carlos de Sousa, at the time, the President of the town hall since he aimed at spreading cultural issues. This...

The Porta 33 – Contemporary Art Association Quebra Costas was established in Funchal in 1989. It is a private cultural association, with no financial purpose, declared as an association of Public...

“A second and determinant way of striving against the existing unfairness regarding access (…) to knowledge through the internet (…) is through public libraries. To all of those who are far off...

The Municipal Library of Câmara de Lobos is a cultural and leisure activity area that constantly invests in the satisfaction and personal development of its attendants. We aim to actively...

The municipal library was established by town hall deliberation dated from the 8th of December of 1838. Having initiated its wide bibliographic collection with the ‘Encyclopedie Méthodique’,...

The building where Madeira’s Parliament operates was inaugurated on December 4th, in 1987. To the ceremony attended the highest local and national entities. The Parliament’s library is located on...

This painting has as its central theme the ship “Dunira”, owned by the English East Indies Company, passing by Funchal’s bay, probably on its way to India, in 1839, a date which coincides with one...