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Museu da Amazonia (MUSA)

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Address: Avenida Margarita | Cidade de Deus, Manaus, State of Amazonas 69099-285, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 92 3582-3188
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Created in January 2009, Musa sits on a 100-hectare area at the Adolpho...

Created in January 2009, Musa sits on a 100-hectare area at the Adolpho Ducke Forest Reserve, belonging to the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia [National Institute for Amazonia Research] - INPA, in Manaus, a native dryland forest area that has been passionately studied for the last 50 years. The results of this research, compiled in catalogs that broach topics such as plants, birds and frogs, tell what Musa wants to show visitors. At Musa, one can find exhibitions, an orchid and a bromeliad house, a lake, aquariums, and experimental snake, insect, and butterfly labs. A 42-meter high tower provides a magnificent view of the treetops, unforgettable at 6 am. Forest trails allow visitors to take pleasant walks and make surprising discoveries. At Musa, we develop research on science popularization and scientific and cultural education. A house of culture and science, of relationships and the celebration of diverse beings in the world. A place where humans and non-humans live happily together.

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25.09.2016 I hope All tourist who will visit Brazil that will visit this wonderful site of nature and animals of amazon .

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

25.09.2016 I hope All tourist who will visit Brazil that will visit this wonderful site of nature and animals of amazon .

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was good to visit the place. But because you can't go by yourself and require a guided tour, you can't enjoy nature too long - have to follow the group. And English was mediocre. They simply do not provide choice of what to see and you have to follow trails. What was great is the view from the tower.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

This is worth the trip out of town. It's the rain forest in microcosm, beautifully presented on a self-contained site and well interpreted with very informative displays. Entrance is not expensive, with all the usual concessions (students and over-60s remember to take proof of your status) so it makes a good value half day. Pay the small extra fee to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Observação de passarinhos das 7:00 às 9:00. Bem interessante para se fotografar e aprender. Recomendo o uso de binóculos para quem tiver. Para fotografia, uma super zoom, ou uma lente de 600mm a 800mm. Usei uma lente 300mm e foi pouco. Birds watching from 7:00am to 9:00am. Interesting activity for photography and learning about local birds. I suggest using binoculars.... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We visited Musa our last day in Manaus and we were so glad that we did! We learned so much about then plants and animals that live in the Amazon. Musa even had a guide that spoke both English and Portuguese. The exhibits on fish and fishing were phenomenal.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We got here after reading reviews on trip advisor. Since our only free day was the only day this place is closed we asked for a special favor - and we got it! We had a great experience and we recommend everyone to go there. Thanks Thiago and the rest of the crew :)

Thank Odrabski
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

the place has interesting atractions (such as the snakes room and the exhobitions), and some of the staff provide really cool information about the wildlife displayed (not every guide, though..). but it lacks more information about the trees and plants all around, a better cafeteria and some options of longer visits. it's also quite far from everything and information about... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Very interesting attraction to have a taste of the Amazon jungle in Manaus, to learn about history, the forest species, animals, to walk inside the jungle and especially to take amazing pictures of the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous green forest, knowledgeable guides & ocean of green from top of the tower! Must visit! It's far from the city, we stayed is Tropical Manaus hotel and the taxi took 80R$ to drop us here, still cheap compared to the taxis in England! ;-) For returning back to the city you can ask the reception to call a taxi... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Our guide was friendly and very informative. We learned lots about the Amazon, presented in a way that was appropriate to our education level. (The guide didn't treat us like children) Great place to get a taste of the Amazon without leaving the city

Thank Alessandro S

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