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Museu do Sertao, Petrolina
(2/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web)
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 your visit to Museu do Sertao and discover more family-friendly attractions in Petrolina using our Petrolina holiday planner.
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  • Is closed for reform already has a good time, another attraction in the city that does not work, the city has left something to be desired.
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  • I went before the reform ... the collection is very summarized. Has a wing only with pictures of former mayors ... but the rest are decoration pieces and a few parts. Hope now has improved after retirement.
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  • I believe it is a beautiful tourist attraction of the city dr Petrolina. However upon arriving to visit I noted that the same is closed indefinitely due to dr works.
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