The Museum of the Indian

Local nameMuseu do Indio
LocationBotafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

O Museu do Índio is a cultural and scientific agency of the Fundação Nacional do Índio or FUNAI. It was created by Darcy Ribeiro, in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1953. As the only official institution in Brazil exclusively dedicated to indigenous cultures, the museum has the objective of promoting an accurate and updated image for the indigenous cause, while avoiding common misconceptions and prejudice of these societies.

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More information and contact


Official Website

Phone +55-21-32148702

Address Rua das Palmeiras 55, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Coordinates -22°57'6.964" N -43°11'27.825" E

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