Salvador da Bahia Private Museums Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Salvador

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This customized 3-hour private tour will allow you to explore the main museums of Salvador of Bahia. You will be able to see the richest fine arts, sacred and African arts in very good vibrant atmosphere, and some of Brazil's most famous work. This tour is perfect if you want to see and understand the culture and history of Brazil. You will also be able to enjoy the views of the old town.
Salvador is the first capital of the country that safeguards its history not just in the city's culture. Its rich history is preserved in various museums that narrate the trajectory of several peoples and their ancestral traditions, and how those progressed over the forthcoming centuries.In this tour, we will visit the indigenous and Afro-Brazilian Museums to better understand of the legacy of several people in the formation of the Brazilian social fabric, as well as comprehend the process of European colonization and expansion. We'll see works of art that are reminiscent of the enslavement of indigenous and African peoples and historical records that represent the resilience their resilience, as well as their cultural and religious traditions.The tour will proceed to the museum of sacred art in 19th century convent of Carmelite order, where we will appreciate Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo and Neoclassical artwork. This museum collects works of sacred art that reflect the power of the Catholic faith in the new world. The 3rd collection in this itinerary is the Carlos Costa Pinto Museum, named after the private collector of works of art dating from the 16th century to the 19th century. The collection ranges from pieces of gold and silver, paintings, furniture in rosewood, among others. This special historical circuit has been developed to contemplate those customers who desire to appreciate the artwork produced in different historical cycles of colonial Brazil. Our client will have the privilege of embark upon an experience across time and space.

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Carlos Costa Pinto Museum
  • Entry/Admission - National AfroBrazilian Museum

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities


  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Led by a local guide
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver