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This museum is in the historical central region ( Pelourinho) of Salvador. It is small but interesting and well worth a visit. The African wooden art exhibits by artist Carybe (Orixas) are alone worth the price of entry.
Check the schedule for special exhibits during your visit to Salvador
The museum is still in the process of being restored/ refurbished but there are parts tht can be visited
Walkin distance from Pelorinho historic district where you can explore numerous museum
My husband and I went to the museum on a Monday morning and enjoyed the temporary exhibition. There were paintings done by a bailarina and that was her first exhibition ever. The museum itself we considered small. There is a beautiful room about Orixas with...More
This is a typical museum about slavery and its roots. The best part of this one way museum is the last room. In the back room are the cravings of one of the most famous sculptures of his time. The 16 twenty foot plank cravings...More