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Museums and Heritage

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Heritages and Museums 

Museu Historico e Artistico de Maranhao. Attractions in Sao Luis. This museum is located in the historic center, in an impressive 19th century building. Here you can find interesting collections of porcelain and glass, as well as furniture and paintings from the 19th century. The museum also has an interesting art gallery.

Museu Huguenote Daniel de La Touche Founded in 2014, September 8. The Culture House Huguenote Daniel de La Touche is about the foundation of São Luís city and about all history French from here so much as all cultural legacy that them had given to us written in books and pictures scattered there out and even unknown.

The Odylo Costa Filho Creativity Center is a space of art and culture that for 36 years promotes the involvement of the community with shows and diffusion of the techniques of artistic making.

The Museum of Sacred Art (Museu de Arte Sacra do Funchal) is housed in the what used to be the Old Episcopal Court of Funchal, in Rua do Bispo (Bishop’s Road). The museum was first opened to the public in 1955. The museum with its valuable cache of paintings, sculptures and jewellery collected from many of the churches and chapels of the local diocese.

Sao Luis Big Houses of the Historical Town. This informative walking tour shares the splendours of the historic city of São Luis, made into a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997 because of its cobbled streets winding past pastel-coloured and tiled colonial mansions called “casaroes”.