Over the years, the Carlos Machado Museum has stood out for its work with the general public and has earned notoriety by several entities through distinctions and awards.
. Mobile Museum - Best Cultural Extension Service Award by APOM in 2008
. Mobile Museum - Access to Culture Award - Social Accessibility in 2015
. Mobile Museum with the project “The Mobile Museum in Sete Cidades - A project in progress” - 2nd place in the Ibero-American Education and Museums Award in 2015
. EIXO Program (Educational Service) - Honorable Mention of the Ibermuseums of Education Award in 2019
. Project "From Fenais to Fenais" - Community Museum / Territory Museum - Award for Innovation and Creativity by APOM in 2019
. Exhibition project “So that the sky doesn't fall on our heads” - Honorable mention in Research by APOM in 2019