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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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Serene and amazing

This place is so amazing! It is so serene and peaceful just walk around and enjoy seen the amazing pieces that Brennand has made and that are displayed all over the place. What a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so amazing! It is so serene and peaceful just walk around and enjoy seen the amazing pieces that Brennand has made and that are displayed all over the place. What a talent! Very nice place to appreciate nature and arts together. It is a very nice and clean place. Great place to take pictures. Great to place... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The institute consists of many rooms with many sorts of artworks and a beautiful garden. There are some religious piece, paintings from the time of Nassau and his crew in Pernambuco and many others depicting important Brazilian history. In the castle, one is going to find a huge collection of weapons. Just in the entrance,there's a very good restaurant.

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Bryan, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The size of the collection at this museum was impressive. Huge variety of suits of armor, swords, daggers, pikes, and odd items such as "swiss army knives" with dozens of implements, sword guns, old clocks, paintings of nude women, and more. In a separate building there is a great collection of historical paintings and books, much from the 1600 and... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Amazing museum built by an amazing man who spent his life gathering art, religious artifacts, tapestries, statues, paintings, and books from the earliest years of Brazil and especially Recife's history. A must see if you are in Recife.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

We went on a package tour with the Officina Brenand and could have easily skipped that and spent all the time here. To be fair, modern art is not our thing and that was all the first stop was. This place showered is the private collection of amazing objects from one of the leading families in the area. He built... More 

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Recife, PE
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

A little out of the way and hard to get to but, well worth it. This will take at least half the day.

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Campina Grande, Brazil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Brennand Institute has a great Collection, in a wonderful Castle. Its restaurant in the surroundings has a lovely atmosphere and regional dishes, with affordable prices

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

A very interesting and varied museum/art gallery with an eclectic mix of exhibitions, art work, history, tapestries, maps and artefacts most of which relate to the north-east of Brazil and in particular Pernambuco. The version of Rodin's "The Thinker" (O Pensador) is excellent and a treat to get up close to. Some of the more modern art on display is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

I am a beautiful person. I have been in the morning. I will be a good idea to have a great day. the only thing that I have a great way for you are looking for a while.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The Brennand family is very well known in the State of Pernambuco. The family became quite wealthy by producing and selling high-quality ceramic for over 100 years. Ricardo Brennand is the cousin of the Famous plastic artist Francisco Brennand and the owner of a respectable collection of medieval artifacts. This Museum is his legacy to the city. Shaped like a... More 

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