Museums in Fortaleza

MapArte e Cultura Popular Museum - MAP 4 In the building of the Old Public Jail, now Tourism Center, runs the Fortaleza Popular Art & Culture Museum. Founded on March 30, 1973, the Museum is a very interesting cultural option. The collection of nearly two thousand pieces includes some decorative items, sacred objects, many fine examples of folk art as well as boats and other cultural relics. Among the main attractions of the memorial a...
Automovel MuseumAutomóvel Museum - MAP 7 The Veteran Car Club of Brasil or Automóvel Museum has sixty cars on display, mostly of US makes and models ranging from 1917 to 1995.  Notably two funeral cars from the 1930's are present.  Entrance fee of roughly R$7.   Location: Rua Desembargador Manuel Sales Andrade 70 Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm Phone: +55 85 3273 3129 Website: http://www.muse...
Cachaca MuseumCachaça Museum - MAP 7 Immerse in the history of Cachaça, this metropolitan area museum has a vast collection of documents, pictures, bottles, barrels of spices, and maps.   Located at the Ypióca theme park,  where many fun and playful activities are available aside from the learning experience of a museum.  Do not go away without seeing the largest wooden barrel in the world, with a heigh of eight meteres and a capacity o...
Ceara MuseumCeará Museum - MAP 4 Museum of Ceará, located in Fortaleza, houses a collection of more than 13 thousand pieces on the history of the people of Ceará. Among coins and medals, there are paintings, furniture, archaeological, Indian artifacts, flags and weapons. Some objects relate to historical facts, such as slavery, the abolitionist movement and literary movements, such as the famous Spiritual Bakery. There are also pieces of folk art ...
MapImagem e do Som Museum - MAP 4 Museum of Image and Sound in Fortaleza was officially opened  in 1980, inside the Menezes Pimentel Public State Library, now part of the Department of Culture's Audiovisual Secretariat.  In addition to the sober and harmonious architecture, with gardens and flowers, the house has the protection of two porcelain lions from the city of Porto, Portugal. Dating back to the early XX century, these pieces are the...
MapJangadeiro and Fortaleza Museum - MAP 4 Jangadeiro Museum / Museum of Fortaleza: Situated on the premises of Mucuripe Lighthouse, built in Baroque, its 1840 - 1846 construction of masonry, wood and iron represents one of the oldest buildings in Fortaleza. Has long been a reference to vessels docked in the harbour,  however, the old eye of the sea as it was known, was deactivated in 1957.  In the period 1981 to 1982, it  received his most significant ref...
MapMini Siará - MAP 7 The museum of miniatures, or Mini Siará has many cute and rather interesting items.  Including twenty five scale models of colonial buildings within Fortaleza and a couple of scaled down landscapes.   The musuem entrace fee runs around R$5.   Location: Rua José Avelino 250 (Right off Dragão do Mar) Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm