Sergipe attractions

Museum in Aracaju

Palácio Museu Olímpio Campos

This museum is located in the former residence for the governor of Sergipe and has room after room of exhibits and well-preserved furniture and decorations. Make sure not to miss the light-up map detailing the layou…
Museum in Sergipe

Museu Histórico Sergipe

The Museu Histórico Sergipe is housed in the former Palácio do Governo. It has paintings from Carybé and other Northeastern artists, a room for aficionados of the outlaw Lampião and antique furniture and other relic…
Museum in Sergipe

Museu Afro-Brasileiro

Laranjeiras is considered to be the stronghold of Afro-Brazilian culture in Sergipe. This museum offers displays on sugar production, slave torture methods, Afro-Brazilian religions and Laranjeiras’ cultural traditi…
Museum in Aracaju

Museu de Gente Sergipana

Creative exhibits detail the geology, culture and history of the state of Sergipe at this museum located in a historic building on the river. There are lots of interactive elements that should be a thrill for kids.
Aquarium in Aracaju


The Tamar Project’s small, interesting Oceanário has tanks with sea turtles, rays and eels as well as examples of specific local freshwater environments and their species.
Wildlife Reserve in Aracaju

Parque dos Falcões

Bird enthusiasts will enjoy a visit to the Parque dos Falcões, a reserve located 45km from Aracaju. Many travel agencies in town offer day tours of the park.
Museum in Sergipe

Museu de Arte Sacra

Built in 1897, this colonial house still has its original wood floors and walls bordered with hand-painted flowers. One room contains life-sized wooden statues of saintly figures, including several used in the town’…
Cultural Centre in Aracaju

Centro Cultural de Aracaju

Here you'll find several fun exhibits on Sergipe's culture, including puppet art and the reconstruction of a formerly long-lost early 20th-century carousel that used to operate in the city. Few of the exhibits have …
Market in Aracaju

Mercado Municipal

At the colorful Mercado Municipal, locals sell and barter a wide range of goods; if you're passing through downtown around lunchtime, stop in for a casual meal and people-watching.