Museu do Sertao, Petrolina

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Close to the city center, Museu do Sertao is rich in regional history and showcases a collection of over 3,000 works of art. In this museum, which aims to preserve the region’s rich cultural and artistic heritage, you can see exhibits of local handcrafts, photographs, models of rural housing, home decorations, and paintings. This small yet important cultural center offers a rare view into the world of Brazil’s indigenous people and the exotic plant and animal life that once surrounded their isolated backcountry communities. Bring the whole family for an educational trip in time and an important lesson about technological developments that transformed the parched savanna of colonial days into a modern productive area of recent years. Arrange to visit Museu do Sertao and other attractions in Petrolina using our Petrolina day trip site .
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  • The Museum seems to have been recently restored. Although small, has a collection a Rico and varied, showing details of the life history and hinterland.
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  • If you're in Piranhas-AL, be sure to visit the Museum of the outback and learn a little about the history of the Cangaço. It runs from Tuesday to Sunday. Student pays half price.
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  • The museum itself is interesting, contain many items of flora and fauna, ancient instruments, pictures of the city, but despite the opening hours be until 6:00 pm, I could only go to 17:10 after much questioning, the local official did not want to meet Anyone intending to leave early and missed the opportunity to visit the site.
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  • Excellent Collections. Contemplating the great and rich Hinterland Pernambuco. Indigenous cultures, political, religious, environment etc. Recommend a visit!
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  • A very cool experience, is very worthwhile. Great service for all employees, the guide is 10 Note!
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  • Place with a lot of story to be told, with simple elements that reveal the richness of our history. Unfortunately lack investment so that the environment can keep and improve.
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  • Was closed and no site reported on the reform. A wasted journey.
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  • Very cool! Full of life in the old statements.
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