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Palacete Provincial

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Address: Praca Heliodoro Balbi, Manaus, State of Amazonas 69005-260, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 92 3631-6047
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Tue, Wed 9am-5pm, Thu-Sat 9am-7pm, Sun 4pm-8pm

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An old police headquarter; Now a museum

This building was formerly the police headquarter when it was restored. It has expositions of photos and objects from Manaus history. It´s worth a visit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Silvio M
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Manaus, AM
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Manaus, AM
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building was formerly the police headquarter when it was restored. It has expositions of photos and objects from Manaus history. It´s worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

The Palacete is a must see if you like to see the history of the cities you visit!!! This is an impressive place to visit!!! There are numerous museums to check out. My favorite is the Museum of Image and Sound (Museu da Imagem e do Som). They have a very impressive exhibit of cameras, the oldest dating back to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Didn't go inside but the small plaza across the street was nice. there is a little gazebo, which I assume might have some type of music

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Thank marisa e
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Brazil has had lots of currencies, and this place has an excellent museum on the upstairs floor with examples going back to the Empire of Brazil. The staff is also very nice and called another museum for us to check whether it was open.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

I don't know what happened but waze is leading the 'palacio rio negro' to this location. They are, however, close each other. Around 5 minutes walking. There are several expositions inside this building, like an old coin collection and the history of the militar police in Brazil. There were also an temporarily star wars origami expo.

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Cabedelo, PB
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2015

The palace makes part of a very beautiful area to have promenades, to relax and to try the tacaca de dona Zita. The palace itself is closed on Saturday afternoon.

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Nassau Bay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014

Now a multi-sectioned museum beautifully restored where a local docent guides you through the sections you explore. A young Brazilian, who spoke English, provided an exceptional historical overview of the Palace. He discreetly shared insights into general Brazilian development and how 20-somethings perceive political changes. The 2014 World Cup cartoons from cartoonists around the word were hilarious! The 3-room exhibit... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

Best room in the building: archaeology. They could have more information printed next to their exhibits, but still worth a look.

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Brasilia, DF
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2014

This lovely building has been restored and is now the site of 5 museums: Numismatic Museum, Tiradentes Museum, Amazonas Art Gallery (Pinacoteca), Museum of Image and Sound, and Sculptures Museum. I've visited three of them. Concerning the Amazonas Art Gallery, I enjoyed some paintings and artists, but was disappointed by the fact they don't allow visitors to take pictures of... More 

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Drogheda, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2013

This is actually a museum, quite interesing. There is a free tour where the guide explains about the history. Outside have nice square with beautiful gardens.

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