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Enjoyed seeing the artifacts, "Zu-Zu" the skull that is said to be 9,400 years old, and the brief rock art video. Large text panels are helpful in Portuguese and English but some statements about origins more controversial than implied. Nevertheless, a good preparation and background...More
This is a very small museum which gives a good introduction to the paintings so I wish I've visited before going to Serra da Capivara and not after. The general explanations are in both Portuguese and English, but the exhibits are in Portuguese only. There...More
The museum is modern, pleasant and makes us understand a bit more about the region, but its collection is small - mainly when it comes to prehistorical findings. As for the store, it was CLOSED when we visited it and we got really angry about...More
It complements the visits, the views in the National Park. If you don´t have the time or patience to the long distances (by car) that the Park requires, this place is a must see and you give you an idea of what you missed. The...More
The Serra da Capivara is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the archaeological gems of the world. This museum helps you to understand the site, which has been explored since the 70s. Initially the findings, which indicate that South America was populated earlier...More
The Museum is very well-kept and interesting, but I think there could be more pieces on display. The best part for me was the film of the Parque Nacional Serra da Capivara shown on that huge screen. Beautiful film and definitely a good pit stop.
if you are visiting Serra da Capivara you can not skip this visit to the museum. It is just unbelievable what you see when you get inside. Firstly, by the time we visit the rough road to reach the museum was totally destroyed. One would...More