List of Monuments and Museums in João Pessoa

List of Monuments and Museums in João Pessoa

Monuments

    * Cabo Branco Lighthouse, located at the easternmost inland point in the Country and allows panoramic views of the city; from there all the Ponta das Seixas beach can be seen.

Museums

    * Museum of Cultural Center of Saint Francis, a permanent exhibition of Religious and Baroque Art. Also, the center offers contemporary art and craft exhibitions. Located in the site of Saint Francis Church.
    * José Lins do Rego Museum. Located at Espaço Cultural, the museum has a library of over 4000 volumes, photos, letters, honors, manuscripts, and personal objects of Rego, a major paraibano writer.
    * Casa do Artista Popular. This museum has over 1000 works of crafts representing a wide range of styles developed in the state of Paraiba. The museum also has library and gift shops.
    * Espaço Energia. This museum takes visitors through the history of electricity. The museum shows the types of energy used in the 19th century and ends its display with a contemporary home, fully equipped with electrical appliances and such. Housed at Usina Cultural da Saelpa.
    * Ocean Museum of Cabedelo, a collection that highlights the remaining of ships that sank in the area.
    * Epitácio Pessoa Museum (Museu e Cripta de Epitácio Pessoa). The museum houses objects from former Brazilian president Epitácio Pessoa.
    * Historic Archive of the State of Paraíba (Arquivo Historico do Estado da Paraiba), which preserves the historic heritage of the state.
    * José Américo de Almeida Museum (Museu José Américo de Almeida). The house where lived this noted political figure and write Minister José Américo de Almeida.

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