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Palacete Provincial

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Address: Praca Heliodoro Balbi, Manaus, State of Amazonas 69005-260, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 92 3631-6047
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Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Tue, Wed 9am-5pm, Thu-Sat 9am-7pm, Sun 4pm-8pm

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PRISTINE PALACETE EHIBITS!!!!

The Palacete is a must see if you like to see the history of the cities you visit!!! This is an impressive place to visit!!! There are numerous museums to check out. My... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2016
Tigerman777
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

The Palacete is a must see if you like to see the history of the cities you visit!!! This is an impressive place to visit!!! There are numerous museums to check out. My favorite is the Museum of Image and Sound (Museu da Imagem e do Som). They have a very impressive exhibit of cameras, the oldest dating back to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Didn't go inside but the small plaza across the street was nice. there is a little gazebo, which I assume might have some type of music

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

Brazil has had lots of currencies, and this place has an excellent museum on the upstairs floor with examples going back to the Empire of Brazil. The staff is also very nice and called another museum for us to check whether it was open.

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Thank Abraham E
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I don't know what happened but waze is leading the 'palacio rio negro' to this location. They are, however, close each other. Around 5 minutes walking. There are several expositions inside this building, like an old coin collection and the history of the militar police in Brazil. There were also an temporarily star wars origami expo.

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Thank Luiz R
Cabedelo, PB
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The palace makes part of a very beautiful area to have promenades, to relax and to try the tacaca de dona Zita. The palace itself is closed on Saturday afternoon.

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Nassau Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Now a multi-sectioned museum beautifully restored where a local docent guides you through the sections you explore. A young Brazilian, who spoke English, provided an exceptional historical overview of the Palace. He discreetly shared insights into general Brazilian development and how 20-somethings perceive political changes. The 2014 World Cup cartoons from cartoonists around the word were hilarious! The 3-room exhibit... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Best room in the building: archaeology. They could have more information printed next to their exhibits, but still worth a look.

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Brasilia, DF
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

This lovely building has been restored and is now the site of 5 museums: Numismatic Museum, Tiradentes Museum, Amazonas Art Gallery (Pinacoteca), Museum of Image and Sound, and Sculptures Museum. I've visited three of them. Concerning the Amazonas Art Gallery, I enjoyed some paintings and artists, but was disappointed by the fact they don't allow visitors to take pictures of... More 

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Drogheda, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

This is actually a museum, quite interesing. There is a free tour where the guide explains about the history. Outside have nice square with beautiful gardens.

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Thank Liam S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

In the middle of the teeming city of Manaus a beautiful palace appears, all pink and lovely and historic. The cool interior offers respite from the heat, and a bevy of english (sort of) speaking students will guide you from one room to another, each one containing or explaining another aspect of Brazil's tumultuous 500 years of history. And probably... More 

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