Museu Etnográfico da Praia

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Museu Etnográfico da Praia
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Location Rua 5 de Julho 45, Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
Coordinates 14°55′15″N23°30′26″W / 14.9209°N 23.5072°W / 14.9209; -23.5072
TypeEthnographic Museum
Website Official website

Museu Etnográfico da Praia is an ethnographic museum in the Cape Verdean capital of Praia on the island of Santiago. It is located at 45 Rua 5 de Julho, in the historic part of the city, the Plateau. The museum was opened in November 1997 and is located in a 19th century building. [1] The museum contains a selection of objects that represent the traditional uses and customs of the Cape Verdean people. [2]


See also


  1. "Museu Etnográfico da Praia comemora 20 anos com olhos postos na interactividade" (in Portuguese). Inforpress. 27 November 2017. Archived from the original on 24 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  2. Inventário dos recursos turísticos do município da Praia, Direcção Geral do Turismo, p. 30

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Coordinates: 14°55′15″N23°30′26″W / 14.9208°N 23.5072°W / 14.9208; -23.5072

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