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Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

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4 Jan 2017
“A waste of money unless you know Portuguese”
30 Dec 2016
“Beautiful Little Museum”
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The Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology of UFBA University is implanted in a colonial archaeological site which is the most complete architectural remnants of the Jesuits' college built from the mid-sixteenth century. It guards a valuable heritage...more
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Largo Terreiro de Jesus s/n | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-010, Brazil
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

I went to the museum given that the subject was on the "first Brazilians" (indigenous inhabitants before colonization). Mostly it was just blown up pictures of colonial drawings on this subject matter with text in Portuguese. There was no separate pamphlet for English speakers (or...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2016

I entered via a beautiful garden with huge beautiful trees and downstairs to the Museum entrance. The Expo was an Brazilian Indigenous Cultural event and spread across the lower level, really enjoyable and friendly staff.

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Reviewed 31 July 2015

This museum is housed in Salvador, Bahia's ex-medical school location It is part of UFBA (Salvador, Bahia's Federal University) Visit The Carybe wood panel carving of the Orixas (African deities) --- A MUST SEE

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