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Museu da Amazonia (MUSA)

#6 of 157 things to do in Manaus Features Animals
Avenida Margarita | Cidade de Deus, Manaus, State of Amazonas 69099-285, Brazil
+55 92 3582-3188
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So special for me..

It's great to see this precious place. So green and so peaceful (for me). Wish to be back soon... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
alvanete f
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Good start to amazon experience

Its a good start to know the jungle, the tour is nice with a guided toir explaining how the variety... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
stevenellice
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Aracaju, SE
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Created in January 2009, Musa sits on a 100-hectare area at the Adolpho Ducke Forest Reserve, belonging to the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia [National Institute for Amazonia Research] - INPA, in Manaus, a native dryland forest area that has been passionately studied for the last 50 years. The results of this research, compiled in catalogs that broach topics such as plants, birds and frogs, tell what Musa wants to show visitors. At Musa, one can find exhibitions, an orchid and a bromeliad house, a lake, aquariums, and experimental snake, insect, and butterfly labs. A 42-meter high tower provides a magnificent view of the treetops, unforgettable at 6 am. Forest trails allow visitors to take pleasant walks and make surprising discoveries. At Musa, we develop research on science popularization and scientific and cultural education. A house of culture and science, of relationships and the celebration of diverse beings in the world. A place where humans and non-humans live happily together.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Avenida Margarita | Cidade de Deus, Manaus, State of Amazonas 69099-285, Brazil
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+55 92 3582-3188
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

It's great to see this precious place. So green and so peaceful (for me). Wish to be back soon. Thanks, Manaus

1  Thank alvanete f
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Its a good start to know the jungle, the tour is nice with a guided toir explaining how the variety of trees are used by the indigenous population, but the must see is the tower, where you can have a glimpse of how big is...More

Thank stevenellice
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I have visited MUSA three times already. You will get a great introduction to the rain forest during two available walks. I recommend both. I hear there is a walk early in the morning for bird watchers but that has to be arranged ahead of...More

Thank Grace-from-brazil
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Alltough my brother and I don't understand Portugees, we received an interesting explanation from Portugese guide Ivan (who spoke English well) during a short trail through the forest. Afterwards, Italian guide Constantino (who spoke fluently Portugees+French+English!) took our groop up to the 42m-high tower, from...More

1  Thank LotteDeRidder
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We were the only 2 that spoke English in a group of about 20 and the guides all spoke Portuguese to the group, and then pulled us aside and told us everything in English. It was very nice of them to take the extra time...More

1  Thank gadzookssal
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Wear comfortable shoes and enjoy the several attractions such as aquariums, serpentarium, butterfly garden and the super interesting exhibitions. And save some energy the climb the magnificent tower that allows you to enjoy the forest at 42 meters high! It's definitely worth it!

1  Thank Luciana M
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The trail was interessting and knowledgable. The guide translated for us to English and was highly motivated. Interesting information to the forest and its animal were given. The trail was quite short. Thus don't expect any huge walking. There are several stops along the way...More

1  Thank TheWorld_OurOyster
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

If this is you're only chance to see and learn about the forest, by all means go. Don't come all the way to Manaus and miss a taste of the Amazon. But after 5 days in the jungle, this didn't add much.

2  Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This "Museum" is definetely worth visiting. For only 10 BRL you get over 1h guided tour in the middle of the jungle with lots of interesting information about indio live, animals and plants. Everything us well organized. There is even a small restaurant where you...More

Thank holgerspiegel
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

When I arrived in Manaus I had unfortunately just one day to visit something in this city but this museum was perfect. They have great exhibitions about Indian tribes, animals and insects, but most of all the tower which gives you a great view above...More

Thank jarne d
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KroleDuke
24 June 2017|
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Response from stevenellice | Reviewed this property |
Probably yes, but there are some information thats good to see there, and also the view is amazing, when you climb the platform, you see how the city is near the forest and put the size of it into perspctive.
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Heng Z
27 February 2017|
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Response from Alvaro Roberto M | Property representative |
The last tour to the tower starts at 4pm. If your intention is to cover all the activities you should arrive at least at 3 pm. Hope to see you soon. Thank you.
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