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Recife Travel Guide

Museu do Homem do Nordeste

Part of the Fundação Joaquim Nabuco, this fantastic museum depicts the various folk arts, traditions, and history of Northeast Brazil. The displays are divided among three themes: the sugar-cane production cycle, the northeastern man's life style and the folkloric and religious manifestations. It's located in the suburbs, but well worth the ride out.

Museu do Homem do Nordeste is highly acclaimed museum of anthropology that displays artifacts of the region's rich cultural past, this museum holds more than 3,500 pieces, with special emphasis on our indigenous culture and the main aspects of life style in colonial Northeastern Brazil. Its pieces refer back to the colonial period.

Address : Av. 17 de Agosto, 2187, Casa Forte, Recife. Phone: (81) 3441-5500. Take the "Dois Irmãos" bus in front of the post office, and ask the driver to let you off.

Working Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday from Fri 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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