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Palacete Provincial

Praca Heliodoro Balbi, s/n | Centro, Manaus, State of Amazonas, Brazil
(92) 3622-8387
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Ranked #15 of 79 attractions in Manaus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Description: Tue, Wed 9am-5pm, Thu-Sat 9am-7pm, Sun 4pm-8pm
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English first
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Best room in the building: archaeology. They could have more information printed next to their exhibits, but still worth a look.

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Brasilia, DF
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220 reviews 220 reviews
132 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

This lovely building has been restored and is now the site of 5 museums: Numismatic Museum, Tiradentes Museum, Amazonas Art Gallery (Pinacoteca), Museum of Image and Sound, and Sculptures Museum. I've visited three of them. Concerning the Amazonas Art Gallery, I enjoyed some paintings and artists, but was disappointed by the fact they don't allow visitors to take pictures of... More

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Drogheda, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

This is actually a museum, quite interesing. There is a free tour where the guide explains about the history. Outside have nice square with beautiful gardens.

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Vancouver
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148 reviews 148 reviews
59 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

In the middle of the teeming city of Manaus a beautiful palace appears, all pink and lovely and historic. The cool interior offers respite from the heat, and a bevy of english (sort of) speaking students will guide you from one room to another, each one containing or explaining another aspect of Brazil's tumultuous 500 years of history. And probably... More

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São Paulo, Brasil
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

If you have some extra time and are staying downtown, this place is all right to spend a few hours. The art collection isnt wide, but I still enjoyed getting to know some local artists. And the room where they show the renovation process is interesting - the place was in real bad shape when the culture office took it... More

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Rio
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81 reviews 81 reviews
46 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

I was very well impressed by this building. They are tryong to do a good job. There are some permanent expositions, like the collection of coins, collection of arms, beautifully exposed and organized. There are always guides to elain their job and what they are working on.

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