A brief stroll through Brazil's largest museum of history
The Battle of Guararapes was one of the greatest conflicts in the colonial period. There were two clashes (between 1648 and 1649) between the Dutch and Portuguese-Brazilian armies at Morro dos Guararapes, the current municipality of Jaboatão dos Guararapes, in the metropolitan region of Recife (PE).
1649 in ªa sesta Fr.ª On February 18 will see these mountains Guararapes, tinted from smiling spring with which has dressed the Olandes on this day, presages were of ruin, and announcements of their fortunate fortune, for when they were waiting for this occasion to reach the core of great joy, they would find themselves in the tumulus of the greatest feeling
not only will the favors of the Mother of God continue on the day the barbarian olandeses expected the glory of their triundum, as they wished in the course of the battle, and success in building it in our Holy Faith, and in the barbarous [...] of astonishment and confusion because human forces will not do the damage to their manifest eyes.
In this event we lost 40 men, among them the noble and valorous Sergeant Paulo da Cunha, whose burial was on Matriz da Várzea with honors and funerals of piety, and what was allowed the militia to such a person, leaving everyone hurt for the lack of his company and value that will be of immortal fame
The residence of João Rodrigues de Macedo, tax administrator of the captaincy of Minas Gerais, served as administrative office for activities related to the exploration of gold. It was imprisonment of the inconfidentes and in 1792 it became the House of the Tales, property of the Portuguese Real Estate, being the headquarters of the administration and public accounting of the Captaincy of Minas Gerais. Today it houses a museum that preserves the history of the gold cycle.
D. João and D. Carlota Joaquina became monarchs of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves in 1816. The reign of King João VI left a lasting mark in nineteenth-century Brazil through the creation of a political and social structure which culminated in the independence of the country.
Tuesday to Friday from 10h to 17h30; Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 1 pm to 5 pm
Telephone: (21) 3299-0324 (Reception)
Observations: free admission on Sundays; temporary exhibitions may have specific times and ticket values.
General admission tickets: R$ 10,00
Reduced price admission tickets: R$ 5.00 (people aged up to 21 years and over 60, people with disabilities and their companion, students from private schools, students from private and public universities)
Free admission: children up to two years of age; students and teachers of public schools; members of ICOM - International Council of Museum; IBRAM and IPHAN staff; students of Museology; tour guides; artists associated with the SINAP-ESP and AIP organizations.
President of Brazil
Minister of State for Culture
President of Brazilian Museums Institute
Marcelo Mattos Araújo
Director of National History Museum
Paulo Knauss de Mendonça
Américo David Aurélio
Vania Drummond Bonelli
MHN – 2017