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Memorial dos Povos Indígenas

Memorial dos Povos Indígenas Review

Another Niemeyer project, this cylindrical structure was inspired by the huts built by the Yanomami people. A spiraling ramp leads to a central plaza where collections of indigenous crafts are displayed. Highlights among the main collection: pottery, headdresses, and feather ornaments made by the Kayapó, the Xavante, and other indigenous peoples. The space often houses temporary exhibits from other collections.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Palácio do Buriti, Eixo Monumental Oeste, Zona Cívico-Administrativa, Brasília, 70075-900
  • Phone: 61/3342–1157
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Tues.–Fri. 9–5, weekends 10–5
  • Location: Brasília
Updated: 06-24-2013

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