Museu Amazônico

From Monday to Friday, 8h30am-4h30pm.

Museu Amazônico (Amazonian Museum)

Inaugurated in 1991, the Museu Amazônico (Amazonian Museum) is an organ of the Universidade Federal do Amazonas (Federal University of Amazonas) that operates in the support of research, education and cultural extension in key areas of knowledge of the Amazon and its culture. It has a considerable ethnographic and archaeological collection consisting of artefacts related to ethnic groups of the region and daily use objects. Apart from a library specialized in regional affairs, a collection of documents keeps valuable historical records dating back to the sixteenth century. Temporary exhibitions with objects of its collection are constantly organized.

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