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Address: Avenida Monteiro Lobato s/n | Chacara do Visconde, Taubate, State of Sao Paulo 12050-730, Brazil
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A place with not much things to do

It's a beautiful place, but you don't have many things to do there, it would appear that you and your kids can stay all day, but you wouldn't like to because it is boring . All... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2013
Elizabeth C
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Taubate, SP
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Monteiro Lobato left a great gift to Taubaté... the museu is surrounded by a great green area, where you can play with your kids, have picnic or just relax while kids play. Great option for the weekends!!

1 Thank Marina P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 May 2013

It's a beautiful place, but you don't have many things to do there, it would appear that you and your kids can stay all day, but you wouldn't like to because it is boring . All the rooms of the museum are tastefully decorated with paintings and sculptures. And the museum has place where children can play.

Thank Elizabeth C
Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Quite interesting atraction for kids, especialy if they know and like sitio do picapau amarelo. The place is not very well maintained but the personnel there is great. Kids will enjoy staying there for a couple of hours where they can play around the museum, participate in some handcraft activities inside the museum, and watch the theater outdoors.

Thank germanogfreitas
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2012

I grew up near the chacara, and played there all of time. they let you eat all the fruit you could pick. My favorite was the Jaca fruit. it was always cool in the shade of all those trees. The house unfortunately was not kept up very well. Even as a child, I was a little disappointed that no one... More 

Thank lynpodraza
São José do Rio Preto, Brasil
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104 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2011

Monteiro Lobato is a very important writer in Brazil. But, unfortunately, the city of Taubaté do not preserve his home, wich is the museum, and they do not make anything interesting for children to keep in mind his books and stories. It is a pitty. Do not waste your time and money.

4 Thank AndreCunha
Sao Paulo, SP
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270 reviews
183 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2011

The museum is a little house with a little library, stuff about Carnival and the autor's life and a backyard. It's inside a kind of a park where there're statues of his characters. Free entrance and, besides, visitors can catch mangos from the trees. Far from the main bus station, but I did it on foot. I didn't watch any... More 

2 Thank vairegulaessamixaria
Sao Paulo, SP
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2009

The museum is very bad conserved. The only thing there is the play about Sitio. Nothing else to do or see. What a pitty... this place should be so much explored...

4 Thank Dani_Serres

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