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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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One of the most surprisingly amazing museums I've been to.

Interesting, eclectic private collection of local and international art. Definitely highlight of Recife and a must!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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Bogota, Colombia
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Budapest, Hungary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We have our holiday in Recife so we decided to visit this place because of all these positive comments and our interest as well. I can not say that it is difficult to aapproach it via public transportation - just take the bus 440 from Boa Viagem. The surroundings of the museum is very bad. We met a girl who... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Interesting, eclectic private collection of local and international art. Definitely highlight of Recife and a must!

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Recife, PE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

When the Dutches had came to Recife where they had fouded the new capital of the dutch colony in Brazil, the artist Franz Post have registered the new first images of Brazil on the 17th Century. The building is so well-built as the best museums over the world.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great grounds and very nice exhibits. It's not the the Smithsonian but it's very nice and much better than what I expected. great castle exhibit. . Really enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

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

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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Oslo, Norway
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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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Sao Paulo, SP
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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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Address: Address: Alameda Antonio Brennand | Várzea, Recife, State of Pernambuco 50741-904, Brazil
Phone Number: +55(81)2121-0352
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Recife

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