Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Fodor's Weekly: Your expert travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration (coming soon)

Salvador and the Bahia Coast Sights

Museu Afro-Brasileiro

  • Museum/Gallery

Updated 06/24/2013

Fodor's Review

Next to the Catedral Basílica, this palatial pink building has a collection of more than 1,100 pieces relating to the city's religious or spiritual history, including pottery, sculpture, tapestry, weavings, paintings, crafts, carvings, and photographs. There's an interesting display on the meanings of Candomblé deities, with huge carved-wood panels portraying each one. The other museums that shares the building is the Museu Arqueologia e Etnologia (Archaeology and Ethnology

Museum). Both have information booklets avialable in multiple languages.

Read More

Sight Information

Address:

Praça 15 de Novembro s/n, Salvador, 40025–010, Brazil

Phone:

071-3283–5540

Sight Details:

  • R$6
  • Mon.–Fri. 9–5

Updated 06/24/2013

Advertisement

What's Nearby

  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Sights

See all sights in Salvador and the Bahia Coast

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Experience

Ease

Value

Don't Miss

Advertisement