Paranaense Museum

Paranaense Museum

Founded in 1876, the Museum of Paraná was the first museum of the state of Paraná and the third in Brazil. The Paranaense Museum collection contains over 300 000 artefacts and old colonial documents.  Artefacts include pieces of Indian origin from all over Brazil, including archaeological findings, maps of colonial Brazil, and works of art.


In July 2003, the Paranaense Museum took the place of the old Art Museum of Parana, in the Upper São Francisco.  The building, built in the 1920s was also the Government Palace and headquarters of the Regional Electoral Court.


Address: Rua Kellers, 289 - São Francisco.
Phone: (41) 3304 3300
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 3pm.
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Address: Rua Kellers, 289, Sao Francisco, Curitiba, Parana, Brasil

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Activities near to Paranaense Museum

Ruinas de São Francisco (sightseeing) - The ruins are a result of the São Francisco de Paula Church never being completed due to the fact that the finishing materials were diverted to another church.   In 1811,  the chapel and the sacristy were finished, however, by 1860 the stones that would finish up the building were used to finish the main tower of the ancient church,  which is nowadays the Minor Basilica Cathedral of Our Lady of Light.   T...
Address: Praca Joao Candido, Curitiba, Parana, Brasil
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Fonte da Memoria

Restaurants near to Paranaense Museum

Oriente Árabe is a International restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Paranaense Museum and can be found at Rua Kellers, 95

The Arab East is a restaurant specializing in Arabian cuisine and serves since 1968. The house runs on a rotating basis with various recipes of this region. The house specialty is the leading revenue seafood couscous as seafood that takes squid, octopus, mussels and prawns. The rotation also includes roads and desserts.

Estrela da Terra is a Brazilian restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Paranaense Museum and can be found at Rua Jaime Reis, 176

The house specializes in cooking and Parana is located in a beautiful house of 1919. The Earth Star is preparing dishes like clay, the grits of the cave, the chicken with pine nuts and meat sauce with pine nuts to beer. For dessert the hint is the sweet passion fruit and cheese colonial.

Durski is a International restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Paranaense Museum and can be found at Rua Jaime Reis, 254

Durski The restaurant has several options for international cuisine with seafood, steaks and fruit. A highlight of the Durski is the duck confit with red fruit jelly, cream of potato and apple. The house has a cellar with more than a thousand labels of wines and sparkling wines to harmonize with dishes like rack of lamb roasted in the woo

Fire Fox Bar is a Appetizers restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Paranaense Museum and can be found at Rua Jaime Reis, 46

Since 1992 the Fire Phox is a meeting point at the beginning or end of evening the tourists and Curitiba. In the home menu has snacks like pizza and pasta dishes and meats such as grilled rib eye steak with provolone cheese. To drink a hint is the beer served in bottles of 600ml sold individually or in buckets.

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