Top List of Museums in Recife

Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Recife that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Recife to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Recife page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.

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  1. Instituto Ricardo Brennand

    #1 of 11 Museums in Recife
    Instituto Ricardo Brennand

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Alameda Antonio Brennand, s/n - Sao Joao - Varzea, Recife - PE, 50791-904, Brazil

    Timings: 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details

    Ricardo Brennand, was a British descended Brazilian collector and businessman, who began to amass a collection of arms and armoury from all over the world in 1940. Much later, he grew interested in ar...Read more

  2. Recife Antigo

    #2 of 11 Museums in Recife
    Recife Antigo

    Tags: Bar, Church, Museum, Historical Site

    Address: R.do Apolo, 181 - Recife, PE, 50030-210, Brazil

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The port at Recife Antigo was once the busiest in all of the Americas. It’s where the Portuguese initially settled in the 16th century, and later, the Jewish community. Today, it is at once the ...Read more

  3. Museucais Do Sertao

    #3 of 11 Museums in Recife
    Museucais Do Sertao

    Tags: Museum, Nightlife

    Address: Av. Alfredo Lisboa, S / N - Recife, Brazil

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Luiz Gonzaga, was a singer-songwriter known as the King of Baiao, and his muse was dear to much of Brazil – the Pernambuco North eastern Hinterlands. The permanent interactive exhibit in this mu...Read more

  4. Paco Do Frevo

    #4 of 11 Museums in Recife
    Paco Do Frevo

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: R. Guide, sn - Recife, PE, 50030-360, Brazil

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Frevo: Derived from the Portuguese world ferver (to boil), Frevo refers to the wide range of music and dance styles from the Recife area – dances for the Carnival. This is such a big deal in the...Read more

  5. Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue

    #5 of 11 Museums in Recife
    Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Archaeological Site , Synagogue

    Address: Rua do Bom Jesus, 197 - Recife, 50030-170, Brazil

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The first synagogue in the Americas was founded in 1636 by Jews fleeing forced conversion in Spain and Portugal. Though the original building doesn’t exist anymore, there is on the site a museum...Read more

  6. Embaixada Dos Bonecos Gigantes

    #6 of 11 Museums in Recife
    Embaixada Dos Bonecos Gigantes

    Tags: Museum, Entertainment, Arts And Crafts, Specialty Museum

    Address: Rua do Bom Jesus, 183 - Refice Antigo, Recife - PE, 50030-170, Brazil

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    There is a strange sub-culture in Brazil – the making of giant puppets. Visit this museum to find out the origins of the craft, as well as the process of making the puppets. There are 63 puppets...Read more

  7. Museu Da Abolicao

    #7 of 11 Museums in Recife
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    Tags: Museum

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  8. Fundacao Gilberto Freyre

    #8 of 11 Museums in Recife
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    Tags: Museum

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details
  9. Museu De Arte Moderna Aloisio Magalhaes

    #9 of 11 Museums in Recife
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    Tags: Museum

    Timings: 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details
  10. Luiz Gonzaga Memorial

    #10 of 11 Museums in Recife
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    Tags: Museum

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  11. Chico Science Memorial

    #11 of 11 Museums in Recife
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    Tags: Museum

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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