Afro-Brasileiro Museum

Afro-Brasileiro Museum

Museu Afro-Brasileiro is part of the cultural exchange program between Brazil and African countries.  The majority of the material has been inspired by Africa and includes religious beliefs, artistic manifestations and oral trandition of the African people.  Terreiro de Jesus / Former School of Medicine complex
Centro Histórico. Open Monday to Friday from 9 am to 6 pm. Weekends and holidays from 10 am to 5 pm. Telephone: (71) 3283-5540.

The Afro-Brazilian Museum of the Federal University of Bahia is one of the few in the country to deal exclusively with African cultures and their presence in Brazilian culture. Through important material elements, representative of these cultures, the museum features contents that facilitate the understanding of historical, artistic and ethnographic African societies that identify and allow for reflection on the importance of this matrix for the development of Brazilian society.

Since its opening in 1982, the Museum helps to encourage the understanding of cultural diversity, which constitutes a reference space for actions of identity affirmation. Developing a project designed to service the public school as an incentive for law enforcement 10.639/03 that determines the inclusion of African history and culture and african-Brazilian in the school curriculum, spreading knowledge about these cultures, to contribute to the elimination of racial prejudice and combating religious intolerance.

Admission includes entry to the Afro-Brazilian Museum and the Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, located in the same building.

Whole $ 6.00
Half $ 3.00
Youth 6 to 10 years
Students with student ID
Brazilian citizens over 60 years
free
Children under 5 years
Students and teachers from public and community UFBA

HOW TO GET THERE

LOCATION
Terreiro de Jesus, Historic Center, Salvador
Building of the Faculty of Medicine of Bahia

The nearest bus terminal is the Praça da Sé people who come to the Lower Town, the museum is located near the Lacerda Elevator and Inclined Plane Gonçalves.

Afro-Brazilian Museum
Largo Terreiro of Jesus s / n, Building, Faculty of Medicine of Bahia, 40026-010 Historic Centre Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
mafro@ufba.br

Tel / Fax +55 (71) 32835540

schedule
Monday to Friday: 9h-17h30
Saturday: 10h-17h
Closed: Sundays, State and National Holidays.

http://www.mafro.ceao.ufba.br/?m=ver_conteudo&id=9&menu=8


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