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“Not only for coffee lovers”
Review of Coffee Museum

Coffee Museum
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Ranked #2 of 96 things to do in Santos
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Inaugurated in 1998, the Coffee Museum is one of the main touristic attractions of the City of Santos and has as main purpose to preserve and make known the history of coffee in Brazil and in the world. By means of objects, documents and audiovisual media, the Institution shows the public how the evolution of coffee culture and the political, economic and cultural development of the country are closely connected since the second half of the XVIII century and up to our days.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Stairs / elevator
Bonn, Germany
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Not only for coffee lovers”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

Coffee Museum is located downtown Santos at the historical part which for the past 10 years was reformed and restored. Coffee Museum was the historical Coffee Stock Exchange as Coffee was at the late 19th Century a huge commodity. The place is very well-preserved and you get a chance to know more about the coffee culture in Brazil and its influence for the development of Santos. The ceiling glass is simply astonishing. The museum doesnt take long to visit. After, you may have a chance to taste wonderful coffees blends with the powder roasted in front of you. The various sorts for a gourmet pleasure of coffee testing. It may not be the cheapest, but is a worth experience.

Visited December 2011
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“Coffee, coffee - love coffee!”
Reviewed August 16, 2012

It was a nice visit into the past history of how coffee was bought and sold in Brazil. Love the cafeteria and its various coffee menus!

Visited July 2012
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“yes, we love coffee”
Reviewed August 1, 2012

the place is a flash into the past (the Centro of Santos is worth seeing too) aand there is a cafeteria with one of the best coffees ever as well as many other products that taste delicious

Visited June 2012
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Wiesbaden, Germany
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“A really really nice place to visit and have coffee”
Reviewed April 17, 2012

One of the nicest small museums I have visited in Brazil. It is very well kept and tells the story of coffee both in Brazil as well as in the same building (used to be the "exchange" where coffee was sold to exporters).
The coffee shop is very nice and the staff is really, really nice........I had the fortune of hearing a practical lecture on coffee from a very nice youg man.
I have to say that here is where I had the best capuccino of my life......and I have drank a LOT of capuccions in my life.

Visited April 2012
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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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“Historic former Coffee Exchange”
Reviewed January 24, 2012

Nice to see a preserved building, built in 1920, which displays the mahogany carved pit, with seats, where brokers bought & sold the coffee Brazil is só famous for. Very nicely preserved mural paintings of old Santos. Worth the visit.

Visited January 2012
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