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The Amazon Sights

Museu Emílio Goeldi

  • Av. Magalhães Barata 376 Map It
  • São Braz

Updated 05/08/2013

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Founded by a naturalist and a group of intellectuals in 1866, this complex contains one of the Amazon's most important research facilities. Its museum has an extensive collection of Indian artifacts, including the distinctive and beautiful pottery of the Marajó Indians, known as marajoara. A small forest has reflecting pools with giant vitória régia water lilies. But the true highlight is the collection of Amazon wildlife, including manatees, anacondas, macaws, sloths, and monkeys.

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Av. Magalhães Barata 376, Belém, 66040-170, Brazil

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Sight Details:

  • Park R$1,50 or R$4,50 for the park, aquarium, and museum together
  • Park, Tues.–Sun. 9–5, museum and acquarium Tues.–Sun. 9–12 and 2–5

Updated 05/08/2013


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