Among the eighteen museums administered by the State Department of Culture, the Cultural and Educational Catavento, in Brás, is the most visited in the capital. Schools usually hit the card at the Catavento educational museum, but the tour is also family-friendly. Who arrives there around 11 o'clock gets the passwords for the most interesting workshops of the day. Among the most sought after activities are the 7-foot-high wall of stairs and the TV studio. in the Life space, monitors simulate research expeditions in the ocean and address Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a way that entertains adults and children.
Visit: Catavento Cultural e Educacional, Sao Paulo, State of Sao PauloLocated in a Victorian-era structure reminiscent of Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends, Catavento Cultural is chock-full of interactive, hands-on exhibits and educational activities for children. Subjects covered include space, wildlife, geography, the human body and society. They are presented in action-filled, engaging fashion for the little ones. The surrounding neighborhood can be a bit sketchy, so taking a cab is recommended.