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Memorial of the Indigenous Peoples

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at Buriti Plaza

Having spent too much time at the nearby Memorial JK for the former president Joscelino Kubitschek... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
saronic
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Zurich, Switzerland
Victory of the Native Indians.

Initially this building was meant to be a new museum for modern art, but an active group of Native... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2016
Joop V
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Ede, The Netherlands
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2 Sep 2018
“at Buriti Plaza”
13 May 2016
“Victory of the Native Indians.”
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Tue-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat-Sun 10am-6pm
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Eixo Monumental Oeste, Praca do Buriti | Eixo Monumental, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
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(61) 3344-1157
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Reviewed 2 November 2014

Nice museum to spend about an hour close to other attractions in Brasilia. Has some interesting craft work like pottery, hand made baskets bows and other hand made tools from the Indigenous people. I would like to have seen more photos displayed about these people...More

1  Thank Marcos C
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Having spent too much time at the nearby Memorial JK for the former president Joscelino Kubitschek I found the 'Memorial dos Povos Indigenas' already closed, when I arrived, so I could only admire the exterior of this Indian inspired circular building with its geometrical decorative...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2016

Initially this building was meant to be a new museum for modern art, but an active group of Native Indians tribes demanded a memorial museum for them and their own artists. After a long struggle they succeeded in this and together with architect Carlos Niemeyer,...More

Thank Joop V
Reviewed 11 March 2016

One of the best laces to visit in Brasilia. Expect a nice tour of the Brazilian indians traditions. Hire a local guide at the entrance and be introduced to this amazing culture by the indians themselves.

Thank elquebraley
Reviewed 10 December 2015

A very good combination of fixed exhibition of artifacts of local indigenous peoples and, when I was there, two exhibitions of recent photographs of their life. The artifacts include decoration, pottery, tools and weapons, pottery, basketry, and wood carvings. The artistry of the feather decorations,...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2014

Nice museum to spend about an hour close to other attractions in Brasilia. Has some interesting craft work like pottery, hand made baskets bows and other hand made tools from the Indigenous people. I would like to have seen more photos displayed about these people...More

1  Thank Marcos C
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