Casa Verde (Green House) Museum
The Casa Verde (Green House) Museum was inaugurated on May 19th, 1974. After two years closed, the museum was reopen to the public in 2008 aiming at recovering registers of Itabuna’s history, picturing the way of life of the “cocoa colonels” and personalities that influenced the city’s culture in the first half of the 20th century. The asset gathers more than two thousand pieces that belonged to the family of the farmer, politician and colonel Henrique Alves dos Reis, one of Itabuna’s founders. Among the most precious objects of the collection, the highlights are the Limogés china, Bacarat crystals, Louis 15th’s furniture, silver swords and coins, besides dresses, hats and fans that belonged to Dona Cordolina Loup Reis, wife of the “colonel”.
The museum is located at Miguel Calmon Street, 123. Open every day, closed only between 12:00 and 2:00pm. Tickets cost R$ 2,00.