Famous Museums in Belem

The museums in Belem give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Belem with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Belem. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Belem.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Belem.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Belem:

  1. Forte Do Presepio

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    Forte Do Presepio

    Museum, Ancient Ruin, Fort

    Belem was founded with the construction of this fort, the ruins of which now recall an imposing, stolid but beautiful stronghold. It was built to protect Portuguese colonial interests from other colonial forces that might sail up river. Used in conflict several times, the fort was rebuilt a number of times with additional artillery, which you can still see arranged around the site. Today, from ...Read more
  2. Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi


    Established in 1866 with the intent of being a research institution, an increasingly rich and diverse collection of botanical and zoological specimens led to this place becoming a museum. It has about 4.5 million specimens, covering the sciences of botany, zoology, archaeology, ethnography, linguistics, palaeontology, and the mineral sciences. The ethnographic collection, formed mostly of donat...Read more
  3. Sao Jose Liberto And Museu Gemas Do Para

    Museum, Garden, Memorial, Amphitheater

    The St. Joseph Liberto was first a convent (1749), but afterwards adopted many other roles – ammunitions magazine, barracks, hospital and prison. In 2002, though, it was reopened as a gem museum. You’ll find here today the Polo Jeweller and Artisan House and the Para Gems Museum. The museum has about 4000 pieces, exhibited over 5 rooms, which also explore the history and tradition o...Read more
  4. Para Religious Art Museum

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    Para Religious Art Museum

    Art Museum, Museum

    In the entire Amazonian region, this is the only museum of its kind. Housed inside an old Jesuit building, The Church and St. Alexander College, this collection of about 400 items, relics, sacred paintings, sculptures, and silverware is now an indispensable part of Belem’s cultural heritage. The themes follow the relationships between the Church, Para’s past religious orders and the...Read more
  5. Corvette Museum Solimoes

    Museum, Specialty Museum

    The Corvette Solimoes is a ship museum, built by the Dutch in 1954, and delivered to Brazilians in 1955. On your morning guided tour, a sailor will take you through the cozy, almost cramped ship, and give you an idea of what life is like aboard a military vessel. You’ll be taken through the deck, the engine room, the crew quarters, and the bridge. The guides are known for being highly fri...Read more
  6. Belem Art Museum


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