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Fishing Museum

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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The Fishing Museum has cultural purposes and aims to disseminate knowledge derived from the study of the aquatic environment and applied technology for the rational exploitation of marine and freshwater resources. Its function is also to develop...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Avenida Bartolomeu de Gusmao, 192 | Ponta da Praia, Santos, State of Sao Paulo 11030-906, Brazil
+55 13 3261-5260
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Reviewed July 28, 2019

The fishing museum stands almost on top of the first fort built in Santos, fort Augusto in 1714. Later it became a maritime mariner college, a natural museum and now a fishing museum. It used to be free but that changed R$ 5.00 for a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Thais M, Gerente at Fishing Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2019

Thank you for your visit! Glad you liked the Museu de Pesca! Come back soon!

Reviewed February 28, 2019

The museo da Pesca is located in a nice large building. Looks colonial to me. Contents are comparable to the nearby museo do mar. With stuffed fish, fish fossils. Highlight is the huge manta ray at the entrance. In addition, there are displays of shells,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thais M, Gerente at Fishing Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2019

Thank you for your visit! Glad you liked the Museu de Pesca! Come back soon!

Reviewed January 17, 2017

Good for buying fresh fish, there is a market next to the museum with fresh fish, near the balsa to the city of guaruja.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed November 20, 2015

I discovered many different marine species at this museum. This included new species that were found by the local fishermen only at the shores of Santos who had donated the discoveries to educate the public about marine creatures. Most of the sea creatures on display...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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