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Alameda Antonio Brennand | Várzea, Recife, State of Pernambuco 50741-904, Brazil
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Really impressive privet collection, there are pictures, weapons, sculptors.. Most of the signs are just in Portuguese so if you don't know Portuguese I really recommend to take an audio guid, really helpful. I spend there two and a half hours and it wasn't enough...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a leisurely afternoon in the park and museum of the Instituto Ricardo Brennand - well maintained, green, oasis of rest. Several buildings with an interesting collection. Most impressive part is the collection of the Dutch painter Frans Post - commissioned by Maurits van Nassau...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

The historical exposition on the Dutch period in Pernambuco is very nice and well documented; other paintings regarding Brazilian history of different ports go well with it. But all kinds of statues with no relation with that period, are a bit out of place. There...More

Thank 960maartenr
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

The moment you pass through the gate it looks like another world - green fresh sophisticated. It consists of two buildings with a very very eccentric collection. Wonderful to spend a couple hours there. I rented the useful audio guide. Restaurant at the entrance is...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

A great exhibition of knifes, guns, armour, statues and others an amazing collection and amazing surroundings worth the money we regret not going earlier to be able to do the tour we only had a couple hours. Plan at least for four hours.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Instituto Ricardo Brennand is a located at a very beautiful site and it consists of two Museums: one of fine arts and one for ancient weapons. There’s a chapel where many wealthy couples use for fancy weddings and , for visitors a great restaurant and...More

Thank Inalda O
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We visited this museum as part of a shore excursion from Recife. The grounds of this museum are just lovely with interesting statues in them. There is a full size copy of Michaelangelo's David, and the lady and the horse by Fernando Botero. The buildings...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

Very interesting collection of a wide variety of antiques and sculptures. All in really good condition. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

I haven't imagined before that i could see a museum so complete by international articles brought from around the world. In this place there are three castles which you can appreciate paintings, swords, old weapons, states. I confess all my time there reminded me seeing...More

Thank Elton John L
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Amazing museum. Great collections in a beautiful place. The weapon sector is amazing. Definitely worth the visit.

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11 February 2017|
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Response from Paula M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, only saw your message today. I was tourist visiting Instituto Brennan. I have no idea about what you're asking. I think you misunderstood my review of this beautiful museum.
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Response from Fernando M | Reviewed this property |
Better is take a cab , there are not expensive , this place is close to Federal University