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Cultural Centre of the Peoples of the Amazon

Praca Francisco Pereira da Silva, s/n | Crespo, Manaus, State of Amazonas, Brazil
(92) 2125-5300
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Ranked #24 of 78 attractions in Manaus
Type: Museums
Description: Tue-Fri 8.30am-5pm, Sun 4pm-9pm
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Ottawa, Canada
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192 reviews 192 reviews
25 attraction reviews
431 helpful votes 431 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a museum which could offer so much and yet looks sparse and thrown together. One small floor is dedicated to an explorer who collected artifacts from native tribes while down below there is a large round conference hall and in the middle is a large number of sculptures of native Indians in various poses. The third floor has... More

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sju
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141 reviews 141 reviews
60 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

They have the personal library of the anthropologist that was born and raised in Manaus. That made the best discoveries of the indigenous life of the Amazons and many other areas dedicated to the different tribes of the area.

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Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I was disappointed that there was no explanation in English. I would have liked to have known the period to which all the displays belonged. collected

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Malaga, Spain
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Very knowledgable staff that are anxious to promote visiting the Amazon HIgh quality craft varíes from lintel sculpture, to very unusual pottery, to furniture and clothing.

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Manaus
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

A spaceous and well prepared spot where you can learn about the way peolpe live around the meny river banks in Amazon

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Rio de Janeiro
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31 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

Interesting collection of indian masks, hammocks, costumes. Also you can smell various natural products that are used to make parfymes (like Chanel # 5). Again, no English texts and explanations. Outside there was no museum/center sign...

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