Bahia Museum of Art, Salvador

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#8 of 69 in Museums in Salvador
Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The oldest museum in the state of Bahia, having been founded in 1918, Bahia Museum of Art is the home of approximately 5,000 works of art, many of which are of significant artistic and historical value. Allow yourself to become lost in the museum’s collection, which boasts a variety of artifacts assembled from a number of different sources. Be sure not to miss the paintings of José Teófilo de Jesus or the museum’s collection of work from the European schools of art. If you prefer architecture to art, you’re sure to be impressed by the building’s neo-colonial grandeur and colorfully tiled interior. Work out when and for how long to visit Bahia Museum of Art and other Salvador attractions using our handy Salvador trip planner.
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  • If you like art in general, you’ll enjoy this museum of Bahian art and a few non-Bahian. Different from the the Modern Art Museum that is specially for modern and experimental art, this museum...  more »
  • Located in Corredor da Victoria neighborhood in museum mile as I like to call it there are 7 museus, art galeries, exhibit spaces in a close walking distance central location great rainy day option  more »
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