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CRAB - Center for the Brazilian Handcrafts

Praca Tiradentes 71, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
+55 21 3380 1850
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Amazing Exhibit - Festas Brasileiras

Visited CRAB for this amazing and interactive exhibit of Brazilian typical festivities' customs and... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Laura S
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New York, New York, United States
An extraordinary collection of traditional crafts.

If you are interested in beautifully crafted artisanal objects, do not miss CRAB when you visit Rio... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2016
Dean C
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London, United Kingdom
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Praca Tiradentes 71, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Visited CRAB for this amazing and interactive exhibit of Brazilian typical festivities' customs and musical instruments. The collection includes displays from different parts of the country. In addition to the amazing collection of outfits and musical instruments, the exhibit offers a number of interactive ways...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 24 November 2016

If you are interested in beautifully crafted artisanal objects, do not miss CRAB when you visit Rio de Janeiro, a relatively new museum in Centro, ashort walk from Carioca station on the Metro. Focusing on the wealth of traditional crafts found across the entire country,...More

Thank Dean C
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Wonderful exhibition of the best of the brazilian handicraft, represented by the work of 27 brazilian states. A huge amount of works made with diferents kinds of materials and technics. Everything shown in a beautiful exhibition project.Unmissable for who is visiting Rio de Janeiro. From...More

Thank giovannucchi
Reviewed 20 June 2016

CRAB is a brand new museum in the heart of Rio. We were told about it by our host when we were staying in Paraty - and how glad we are! Beautifully laid out, with wonderful crafts from all round Brazil. And the shop sells...More

Thank lynntrick
Reviewed 29 April 2016

The CRAB is a marketing platform that promotes and disseminates the value of the Brazilian handicraft.......They change exposition every 6 months.....They show artisit from the whole country......All of them pre selected by SEBRAE....very well done!!!......And old, restorated vila from the XVIII century...with open spaces, places...More

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