Museu do Homem do Nordeste, Recife

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Founded in 1979, Museu do Homem do Nordeste (The Museum of People of the North-East) combined the collections of the former Museums of Sugar, of Anthropology, and of Popular Art, to create a comprehensive account of civilization in North-East Brazil. Learn about the fascinating history of both the indigenous peoples and the western colonizers, through exhibitions characterized by their variety and diversity, from household objects and typical forms of local architecture, to folk art and ceremonial objects. Plan to see Museu do Homem do Nordeste and other attractions that appeal to you using our Recife trip itinerary maker app .
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  • The Museums of the Northeast is a place of reflection that calls attention to the harsh reality of manual labor in plantations and houses of ingenuity in the forest zone and the Sun inclement punishing the cowboy in the wild and northeastern hinterland. But the visit to MHN is not just hardness, have the playful side and reveals the diversity of folk festivities: bumba-meu-boi; mamulengos; cirandas; caboclinhos; bacarmateiros; typical rhythms: baião; Frevo and xaxado; folk art collections, popular toys, clothing and instruments of popular festivities, objects of indigenous peoples and many others that reveal the cultural diversity of our society. The Muhne, like other museums, is an area of extreme wealth to the educational, cultural and civic training. It's a place of Social memory that stimulates reflections on the ways people think about your own identity and on other contemporary brazilian society constitutive identities
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  • the Museum says it all! speaking of the Northeast with several pieces of work Northeast, from sugar cane, and of your life.
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  • Place totally devoted to culture of the people of the Northeast. A museum with a great historical collection. Worth a visit
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  • Great Museum! It was very empty. Good for us, but really pity.
  • Rich!!!! An extraordinary journey through the history of Brazil. Since the arrival of the Portuguese to the abolition of slavery.
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  • A rescue to the memory of the northeastern man and your training. Monitors prepared and willing to dialogue.
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  • Irreplaceable. We are hoping that the return of the Derby Cinema come to strengthen the alternative options and kind of having quality Cinema as a tool of critical reflection and personal development, which the Museum's Cinema has been doing these last few days.
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  • Very good collection.
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