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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 #26 of 82 Attractions in Manaus
Type: Museums
Description: Tue-Fri 8.30am-5pm, Sun 4pm-9pm
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London
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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201 reviews 201 reviews
27 attraction reviews
464 helpful votes 464 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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144 reviews 144 reviews
60 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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
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
19 helpful votes 19 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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111 reviews 111 reviews
33 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 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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