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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 #25 of 71 Attractions in Manaus
Type: Museums, Cultural
Owner description: Tue-Fri 8.30am-5pm, Sun 4pm-9pm
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Type: Museums, Cultural
Owner description: Tue-Fri 8.30am-5pm, Sun 4pm-9pm

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Socorro, SP
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I learned a lot about the people who live in and from the Amazon and Rio Negro. A very complete museum where you can feel the Amazon way. Outside the museum yiu can find even working places and houses from the Amazon people. Yoy can even ger an Englush speaking guide.

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London
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

It was training the day we went so my opinion could be slightly off. It felt a little like a faded 70's zoo with a few sad tatty side shows along the way. The Indios village was a couple of old palm leaved sheds selling tourist tat. There were manatee, unfortunately the glass sided tanks they were in were so... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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27 attraction reviews
478 helpful votes 478 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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68 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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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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