Palacete Provincial, Manaus

4.5
#4 of 34 in Museums in Manaus
Built in 1874, the former police headquarters of city of Manaus has recently been restored and is now a museum, Palacete Provincial. It houses several excellent exhibits, including art by contemporary Amazonas artists, colorful paintings, a comprehensive coin display, and old photographs depicting the history of the Military Police in Manaus. The museum is found across from a city square with green gardens, which highlights the building’s pink exterior. Using our world travel planner, Manaus attractions like Palacete Provincial can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This museum presents exhibits showing the history of Manaus and the Amazon area. It's perhaps a good attempt to familiarize people about the area which has a rich history. But it needs to be...  more »
  • I found this set of museums to be a bit of a mixed bag - the art was good, as was the camera section, but I was less taken by the history of the police. It's worth a wander round though - free...  more »
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  • Nice museum about history of Amazon Police!
  • Outstanding museum, well located and ready to help staff. The building is, actually, a group of museums and exhibition (around 7), ranging from paintings to coins and even full-fledged medieval armours.

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