The current Provincial Palace in the city of Manaus was founded in 1874, as in the Military Police Headquarters of Amazonas, and had this title for more than 100 years. Restored in 2009, it opened five museums that are under the domain and managed by the State Secretariat of Culture (SEC) and protected by the Commission for the Defense of Historical and Artistic Heritage by Decree 4,817 in 1980.
Listed together with Amazonense Dom Pedro II College and Heliodoro Balbi Square, it is a tourist meeting point, where there is a lot of history and culture to be known.
The denomination of Provincial Palace was given in the period still of province, because it was place where the presidents of the Province of Amazonas lived.
The Provincial Palace Musem of Manaus is open to the public and expanded in the dissemination of information for the production of academic works and cultural formation of the citizen.
Museum of Image and Sound
Rescue and publicize the production of Amazonian culture as a cinema – like the first cinema in Manaus – photography, music and radio that were part of the composition of Amazonian history.
Bernardo Ramos Numismatic Museum
The Numismatic collection has several collections of rare coins, such as Ancient Greece, Roman Empire, Brazilian colonial statistics, Republican and banknotes.
Each of these coins contains a history in different periods and you can understand how the era used in currency exchange at that time.
Tiradentes Museum – Historical Museum
The Tiradentes Museum is composed of weapons that were used by the former soldiers of the Police Headquarters. It has several weapons and calibers, such as the use of military weapons. In addition, the Museum contains videos and some armaments.
The Archeology Room comprises collections found in the territory of the State of Amazonas. Thus, these materials are considered of great historical value, as they are materials used and made by indigenous peoples of antiquity. It is also possible to know a way of burying some indigenous peoples.
The Pinacoteca do Estado is composed of several works by regional artists who were part of the artistic history of the Amazon in the period when it suffered the consequences of Portuguese cultural interference.
The collection contains over a thousand works of art with three different artists from the 19th and 20th centuries. The applied techniques also differ in each painting screen.
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