The Museu de Historia Natural (Natural History Museum) near Horizonte, Brazil holds the Nativity of Pipiripau, an important treasure of folk art.
Created during the 20th century by the craftsman Raimundo Machado, boasts of 586 figures, distributed in 45 scenes, which tell the tale about the life and death of Jesus. Covering an area of 600,000 square meters, it is mixed with a huge variety of crafts and arts. The museum is a privileged ecological space that allows enables visitors to experience nature in a rich as well as multidisciplinary way.
For 30 years, the mission of this museum has been to educate, conduct research, as well as to meet the demands of the community for service.Places nearby:
Palacio Das Artes: A Cultural Center For The Artistically Inclined 4 km / 2 mi
Mercado Central: Unlimited Slices of Fresh Fruits and Local Culture 4 km / 2 mi
Praca da Liberdade: Belo Horizontes Principal Landmark 5 km / 3 mi
Parque D. Pedro Shopping: The Largest Mall In Campinas 9 km / 5 mi
Ducha de Prata: the manmade fall in the land of Amazon 360 km / 223 mi