Afro Brazil Museum, Sao Paulo

4.6
#10 of 147 in Museums in Sao Paulo
Brazil’s history is inextricably linked to the stories of African slaves and their descendants. These stories  have shaped the culture of modern Brazil, and the Afro Brazil Museum tracks their lineage with over 3,000 artifacts collected from around the country. Travel down the halls with an English-speaking guide to discover the museum's holdings. The guide is essential since all of the signage is in Portuguese. Along the way you'll see photographs, sculptures, furniture, masks, and documents; all of them telling the harrowing tales of life as a slave and the struggle to find freedom in a new land. Use our Sao Paulo trip itinerary app to arrange your visit to Afro Brazil Museum and other attractions in Sao Paulo.
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  • One of the richest and most interesting museums that I've had the opportunity to meet in Sao Paulo. There's a lot of history, and culture of our land and nassa people.
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  • Wow! I thrilled at this place. Many beautiful and interesting works and watched a show the Group The shepherds do Rosário da Penha.
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  • Well-maintained and large collection of Afro-Brazilian history and culture. The permanent collection is vast and diverse. You can easily spend several hours touring the exhibits. Saturdays are free, so it's a great opportunity to catch some shade inside Ibirapuera Park.
  • Amazing!! must visit in São Paulo. Will give you a great insight of the origins of Brazil and the work done to end forced work (Slavery) and eradicate racism. Great place...
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