The Northeast Sights


Museu do Estado de Pernambuco

Pernambuco State Museum

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The state historical museum, in a mansion once owned by a baron, seems more like a home filled with beautiful antiques than a museum. Among the 14,000 objects on display, there is a grand piano, a dining-room table set with 18th-century china, an ornate 19th-century crib, and many beautiful paintings.

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  • Address: Av. Rui Barbosa 960, Graça, Recife, 52050-000 | Map It
  • Phone: 081/3184–3174
  • Cost: R$2
  • Hours: Tues.–Fri. 9–5, weekends 2–5
  • Location: Recife
Updated: 04-29-2013

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    Only if you have plenty of leisure time, otherwise head to far better Museum of Modern Art at R da Aurora or the excellent art galleries in Recife

    by Enocksilva, 10/28/09

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