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Igarape Sao Joao - Acesso por barco na Marina do David, em Ponta Negra | Taruma Mirim, Manaus, State of Amazonas, Brazil
(92) 3631-3632
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

This was part of a cruis ship excursion, it was extremely informative both in respect to the cuture but also how rubber was obtained back in the day

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank terry j
Reviewed 6 August 2018

That museum is so important to understand how Manaus became a city in the middle of the jungle. The Amazonas Theater was built thanks to the wealth brought by the Latex exploitation. It is also the memory of the people who worked under terrible conditions..

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MURIELM800
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Great simple museum that leaves you with a good sense of what is the history behind the rubber industry of the Amazonas. Tours in Portuguese. On the way back ask to stop at praia da lua and order fresh fish and watch the sunset..

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Hannacopini
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We read about this place and thought it would be fun to learn about a rubber plantation. We went on our own and was sorry to see on arrival that as well as no guide being able to speak English, there was no written details...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Richard B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I have been there twice. One with guests from others nations and with my nephew, who is a history teacher. They all loved it!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Carmem N
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

It is very easy to access from Marina do. Davi. Just take a water taxi (basically it is some sort of public transport), which costs 12Rs per person per way. Arriving at the marina you can already see it. (Don't get caught by any tourist...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

We stopped here as part of a larger overall tour of the area. I would have to say the tour was very well done, informative and worth the time we spent there. The place is actually an old movie set that recreated what an actual...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Jack C
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I recommend this place. You are going to see how people lived in the rubber time in the Amazon. The house is amazing with wonderful furniture (I saw a German piano there!). The guide was very friendly and showing all of the aspects of day...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank eliza20152015
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This museum, a 30 minutes, 12 real (one way) boat ride from the marina de Davi is incredible. The contrast between the opulence of the main house and the abject poverty of the bonded labor in the forest is shocking to discover. Portuguese only

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank 94pieterl
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This museum was actually a set built for a movie, made after a real village known for latex extraction of the Seringueira trees. It is cheap to visit and there is a guide explaining everything about this era. I'm not sure if there is any...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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