Sorocabano History Museum, Sorocaba

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  • Museum that tells the story of the first inhabitants of Sorocaba. There are exposed indigenous materials (utensils, toys and mortuary urns, materials of the Bandeirantes and still a secret Chamber at the back of the cupboard for groceries. And other interesting things.
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  • The Museum is inside the (excellent) Zoo "Quinzinho de Barros", and access to both the zoo and the Museum is no longer charged. However, people looking at the cars in the streets and parking lots around are all expensive. The museum works in the former House of Baltazar Fernandes and objects are all with good information and well preserved.
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  • For those visiting the Zoo, is in the same entry, just turn right. Admission is free (for now) and the intention of this museum is to inform about the conditions of the wealthy people who lived in this area. The problem is that everything is abandoned and the Bush grown gives impression that you'll find a snake at the Zoo. There is a cart of demonstration that you can't even get close, a house full of dust ... anyway, as long as they don't do any reform, definitely not turn right to go to the zoo that is still a better option.
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As you might expect from a city not frequented by tourists, Sorocaba's accommodations do not feature an overwhelming concentration of options in a single area. Hotels and guesthouses spread across much of the city, though you'll find a good number in the city center, roughly within the triangle formed by the Rua Sete de Setembro, Avenida Moreira Cesar, and Sorocaba River. Stay within this district for easy access to the city's attractions, including churches, colonial-era administrative buildings, and museums. For more budget-friendly prices, opt for smaller-scale hotels rather than international chains and towering skyscrapers.
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