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Instituto Ricardo Brennand

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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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Temple of northeastern Culture!!

A wonderful space in a medieval architectural space, it could be observed beautiful sculptures from the time of colonial Brazil, has also beautiful library with decent rare... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Pindamonhangaba, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful space in a medieval architectural space, it could be observed beautiful sculptures from the time of colonial Brazil, has also beautiful library with decent rare works, we could also see the beautiful collection of sidearms most brought from Europe and Asia. wonderful cultural tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm very impressed with the collection of Brennand's institute. It's the best museum that I visited in Brazil. The weapons castle was the most interesting section in my opinion... Very very beautiful!

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

This is a beautiful museum that shows you the history of a town that once was beautiful and had some charm. The museum reflects the view of someone with high standards which are hard to find these days specially in northeast Brazil. I was impressed by the Lalique collection and the history of dutch colonisation in Recife. Well done Mr... More 

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Recife, PE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

The tour had Transfer in/out from our hotel with a vip van with videos in english , driver and guide aswell. Double AC so itbwas a pleasent ride to the Museum. Institute Ricardo brennand is just wonderfull. I recomend Uluwatour

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

The best museum I've ever been. Lots of history around nature and lots of free space. If you go to Recife don't miss it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

This place, although not old by European standards , has the feel of a mediaeval castle with a large diary hall , gothic style windows and stained glass in the "castle"; it is filled with a wide range of art, sculture , curios and paintings . The collections is eclectic covering greco-roman style marble statues [plus one by Rodin ],... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

2 years in a row, and is not by chance, the place is astonishing! From The Botero sculpture in the Garden, to the King Farouk gold and diamonds spade, the 2 Tintorettos, the largest collection in the world of paintings of Frans Post, eighteen century gobelins, Rodin sculptures, and too many too many masterpieces to mention. Museum open at 1... More 

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Campos dos Goytacazes, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

You can visit free on thursday in the afternoon. It's like a castle. You feel if like back to the past.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

There is many objects from the crusades and medieval edge , a big dagas collections is there , also the building is new but with castle architecture is a museum must visit in the Norhtest of Brazil

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Must visit. A bit far. But worth every penny. What a lovely place. Enjoyed every minute of it. Just beware it opens at 1300 So do not go in the morning. Well curated. Excellent display. Must go to when in Recife. Bhagwan

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