We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museu Historico e Artistico do Maranhao

Rua do Sol 302, Sao Luis, State of Maranhao 65020-590, Brazil
(98) 3218-9922 
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Well preserved and very interesting place

This museum is an old residence, build in XIX century, by a rich local family and since then it had... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Cristina L
,
State of Sao Paulo
nice view of an house of 19th century

the museum is a very nice preserved house of a rich family of Sao Luiz. It is well organized and... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Giuseppe P
,
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Read all 410 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
8 Jun 2017
“Well preserved and very interesting place”
2 Apr 2017
“nice view of an house of 19th century”
Opens in 29 min
Hours
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
LOCATION
Rua do Sol 302, Sao Luis, State of Maranhao 65020-590, Brazil
City Center
CONTACT
Website
(98) 3218-9922 
Write a ReviewReviews (410)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
Filter
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This museum is an old residence, build in XIX century, by a rich local family and since then it had 3 different owned till it was acquire by the Government of Maranhão and transformed in Museum in 1973. It is a very typical construction of...More

Thank Cristina L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 April 2017

the museum is a very nice preserved house of a rich family of Sao Luiz. It is well organized and the guide is amazing extremely prepared on historic subjects! If something can be improved it is probably the garden. Unfortunately part of the museum was...More

Thank Giuseppe P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I love to learn about the history of the city that I'm visiting. Besides the bright colors and the view I enjoy going into the different types of museum learning about the history of this beautiful city

Thank MARIO B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The old town of São Luis is a must do. Very interesting and lots to see and do. Recommend a guided tour to get all the rich history

Thank DingoPaint
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 November 2015

This beautifully restored and maintained mansion is well worth a visit, and the lady who guided us round spoke excellent English and was very generous with her time. It really helped bring to life the history of the house and the area. The only note...More

Thank BrockleyPhil
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Excellent museum and excellent environment. It's needing good and exciting guides, since the ones I've been with, they're. Nothing I'll say that I don't want you

Thank Dimitri L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 August 2015

museum very interesting and beautiful. With lots of information and digital media. a longer time to see everything you need. However the tour was not good and with a lazy guide and did not give much information or answer our questions.

Thank barbaraschall
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 November 2012

We spent 1,5 hours inside and didn´t get very excited. They got some interesting stuffs from colonization time, but this kind of places do need good guides to make you feel the history on your skin. Unfortunately, that was not my case.. the guide was...More

Thank Rod_Lavrador
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 33 hotels in Sao Luis
Pousada dos Sonhos
2 reviews
.22 km away
Pousada Portas da Amazonia
469 reviews
.45 km away
Grand Sao Luis Hotel
704 reviews
.45 km away
Pousada Ludovicense
20 reviews
1.26 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Burgernight
6 reviews
.18 km away
Joao Do Caldo
11 reviews
.06 km away
Vapt Vupt Lanches
16 reviews
.19 km away
Buona Pizza
8 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Palacio dos Leoes
1,564 reviews
.61 km away
Convento Das Merces
256 reviews
.63 km away
Palacio La Ravardiere
70 reviews
.65 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Museu Historico e Artistico do Maranhao staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Membership_Slide_Up_Placement_on_Attraction_Review
Get 10% off your next tour or activity booking.
Valid for new TripAdvisor sign-ups only.
Join TripAdvisor