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Instituto Ricardo Brennand

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Address: Alameda Antonio Brennand | Várzea, Recife, State of Pernambuco 50741-904, Brazil
Phone Number: +55(81)2121-0352
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Best Museum in Northeast of Brazil

I had the opportunity to visit Instituto Brennand just a while after its opening, something around the 2000's. In 2015, I came back which was in certain terms like first time... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had the opportunity to visit Instituto Brennand just a while after its opening, something around the 2000's. In 2015, I came back which was in certain terms like first time. The complete atmosphere recreated by the sponsorship of the fine arts collector and patron Ricardo Brennand is unique in Brazil. It shows a part of Brazilian history and ties... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It seems that you are in museum in Europe or US. It is very well organized, clean, and well maintained. The collections are very interesting, you can find armory, painting, sculpture, etc. A part of that the gardens are relaxing and castle are very nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its incredible to think that if it wasn't for a sudden change of plans I would have missed this amazing attraction. The Instituto Ricardo Brennand is best described by one word: breathtaking. It is comparable in structure with the best museums in the world and has the richest private collection of art and historical artifacts that I have seen. Simply... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a pleasure day to go to Brenand Museum. We had a great time. Everything inside is very pretty and worth to see it. I recommend a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

wonderful it's amazing... I recomended to visit there, Beautiful place to see and visit clean and organized...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you compare it with others Europe's museums, of course it's small, but it's a lovely place and its collections are amazing. There is a beatiful ground you can walk. In my opnion it's the best Brazil's museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Beautiful grounds and the most amazing mid-evil weapon collection, art work, sculptures, paintings..... If you think you wouldn't be interested, go anyway! You'll be amazed and glad you did afterwards!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Such a great place to go with family and friends that appreciate art. The route to get there is not great but it is definitely worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

We visited the institute in January 2015. It was a nice day, with a lot of interesting to see, this is a huge collection, and if you are in the area you should pay them a visit 😊

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

dont miss it if you are in Brazil. Well worth for the peaces of art abut also for the precious location. try to spend at least a full day there or you might regret it.... Next day go visit the beautiful island of Itamaraca that is also well painted in the museum on some artworks...

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