Centro de Cultura Popular Domingos Vieira Filho
Centro de História Natural e Arqueologia do Maranhão
Interesting exhibits of artifacts from Maranhão's indigenous cultures past and present, from contemporary feather adornments to ancient...
Casa das Tulhas
This 19th-century market building now trades in an interesting variety of typical Maranhão crafts and foods, from dried prawns and...
Cafofinho da Tia Dica
This place sets out a decent-quality buffet in a tall barnlike space with colorful art and murals.
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Lonely Planet review
An impressive 19th-century mansion houses three fascinating floors of exhibits on São Luís’ festivals – Carnaval, Bumba Meu Boi and Divino Espírito Santo – and its Afro-Brazilian cults such as Umbanda and tambor de mina . Staff will show you round and explain, but speakers of English or other non-Portuguese languages may or may not be available.