Capelinhos Volcanic Museum

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Capelinhos Volcanic Museum

This underground museum was voted the best in Europe in 2012, and is an essential visit for anyone interested in how the island's volcanic formations came to be. Centro de Interpretação do Vulcão dos Capelinhos uses multimedia to teach visitors about the formations as well as the island's history, notably the 1957-58 eruption.

Useful Information

  • Address: Farol dos Capelinhos Capelo, 9900-000 Horta, Portugal
  • Phone: (+351) 292 200 470