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Barreira do Inferno Launch Center

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Rockets and Planes

I went to the Barreira do Inferno Launch Center one moth ago. There are rockets and one plane... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2016
Calvin T
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DeLand, Florida
Who knew Brasil had a space program?

My wife and I were here and saw this and stopped. It is free and is worth the 15 minutes or so it... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2015
manzellam
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Hollywood, Florida
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“Passed by many times but was never inspired to visit it.”
5 Aug 2016
“Beautiful beach”
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Rodovia RN-063 Km 11 | Parnamirim, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte 77953-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

I have been passing by this place every time I would go to Tabatinga and never bothered to stop as it is not the most attractive place to visit.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Travelling C
Reviewed 5 August 2016

If you manage to in, it is really worth. It belongs to the Brazilian Air force. Simply beautiful, however, The `Barreira do Inferno` (Hell Barrier - when the sun rises at 5 AM or so, the mountains are completely red. This has been told by...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank MariaFernandaAndrade
Reviewed 25 March 2016

this region has some couples stories of when it was part of the World War II, this is a museum of not many things to see.So it would be more a place to stop and take some pictures if you like it.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank heitoru2018
Reviewed 18 January 2016

This launch center is a amazing history location not only for Brasil but also for the United States this use to be a United States Base but was given over to the Brasil government. Maybe I just enjoyed it because I served in the USMC...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Mrtravelbee
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I went to the Barreira do Inferno Launch Center one moth ago. There are rockets and one plane (Xavante). For a common tourist, there is few things to make the trip good. However, if you like space and aeronautics: please, go there asap! You will...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Calvin T
Reviewed 7 September 2015

My wife and I were here and saw this and stopped. It is free and is worth the 15 minutes or so it takes to walk through the exhibit. There isn't a whole lot here but if you are a history or behind the scenes...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank manzellam
Reviewed 10 November 2014

It's strange little building on a highway between Natal and the next village down the coast. As a museum dedicated to describing Brazil's entry into space exploration, it has the requisite hardware outside. However, with the small exhibit room and really not much to show,...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

An important place to visit and learn about the history. The place ware used by USA in the 2nd WW. A very well prepared demonstration center with some rackets, airplane, pictures.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Denison D
Reviewed 9 January 2013

Barreira do Inferno stands out more of a curiosity than a good sightseeing program since the museum is really small

Date of experience: December 2012
Thank MiriamM972
Reviewed 9 August 2012

It was a rainy day, where we could spend more time there, but the displays are limited and poor. To make it worse, the restrooms were not working.

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank Sergio D
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