The Accessibility Program supports the Afro Brasil Museum in making all visitors feel welcome and comfortable by providing consistent, effortless access to the Institution´s collections and facilities.

All of our public entrances are accessible and available to visitors with limited mobility. Besides, disabled visitors can access the upper floors by getting the main ramp (designed by Oscar Niemeyer) or by technical staff elevator. To do so, just ask at the front desk of the Museum.

Through Singular Plural Accessibility Program, the Education Center offers guided tours and activities for people with disabilities.

Some of our Accessibility Program features include:
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    Manual and motorized wheelchairs are available at the front desk of the Museum. Our Institution has access specifically adapted to wheelchair users to the bathrooms and floors of the exhibitions.
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    Sign language interpretation is available for scheduled tours by contacting the museum in advanced. You must file for the schedule to one month in advance.
  • acessibilidade3 Tactile and/or verbal description tours can be arranged by contacting the Museum in advanced. Publications and Brochures are available in alternate formats at the Information Desks in Braille and CD (audio book). In the exhibition space, visitors can find three-dimensional models, adapted paintings and other objects for tactile or verbal description as part of Singular Plural Program
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Located in Ibirapuera Park in São Paulo, and opened on October 23, 2004, the Museu Afro Brazil was born on the initiative of artist and curator Emanoel Araujo, from donated his private collection.

The museum is opened from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm extending until 6pm. On the last Tuesday of each month, the museum is opened until 9pm.


The museum is open all year, except on:

  • December 24th and 25th
  • December 31st
  • January 1st