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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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Awesome place to visit! I would have loved to have gone back and spent more time without the kids. If you go, get there early and plan on spending all day!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Awesome place to visit! I would have loved to have gone back and spent more time without the kids. If you go, get there early and plan on spending all day!

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Recife, PE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

If you go to Recife, you cannot miss this Museum! The collection is extensive and unbelievable. No doubts the best in Recife, and perhaps in the whole country.

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Park City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Art, weapons, tapestries, sculpture. You could spend days here, limited only by your attention span. Truly, a due not miss experience in Recife. Location is remote with no public transportation, so it is cost effective and more convenient to hire a taxi for the day rather than using taxis for point to point. We combined the Instituto with a visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Cheap and interesting museum (remember your student card if you have one). Great, large selection of art, armeries and a lot of old, cool stuff. Worth a visit. Go by taxi, and make a deal with the taxi driver to pick you up at a set time, as it is very difficult to get a taxi from inside the HUGE... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

One pearl of private initiative dedicated on bringing culture to Pernambuco, to Brazil and to the world. Compared with the the best world museums collections, combines sculptures, paintings, arms and armour, sacred art, tapestry and architecture in bucolic landscape. If you stay in or pass by Pernambuco, make a favor for yourself, do not miss this tour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

An interesting look at Brazilian Northeastern culture through the Dutch occupied period. The grounds are very pretty, and the Frans Post collection is worth the visit. It's not really Brazilian art, but art about Brazil. The castle and the sculptures are okay, but nothing too interesting to me. I went for the art and really liked it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

It was a $8-$10 cab ride from the center of Recife and the entrance was just $7. It is an eclectic mix of beautiful an fascinating art . There is a fancy restaurant there that we didn't have time to visit, but the cafe in the museum has a lovely outlook and good cake and coffee. The Tables are even... More 

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Recife, PE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Amazing place to visit with all your family. It is easy to get there, parking available and a great opportunity to immerse in Brazilian History through pictures, arts, statues and incredible collection of weapons and armatures, including for dogs and horses. You will have a surprise to find a medieval castle in northeast of Brazil. I have been there at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is an amazing collection of a lot of things, but the surroundings, the beautiful park alone is worth the visit. The restaurant is excellent.

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Recife, PE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you have enough time in Recife, you should visit this oasis in the city. Specially interesting for people how like collections, and those who would like to take a break from beach and the city.

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