Memorial dos Autonomistas e Theatro Hélio Melo, Rio Branco, State of Acre, Brazil
Inaugurated on September 20, 2002 to show, disseminate and preserve the history of the Autonomous Movement of Acre, a political movement responsible for the emancipation of Acre to the status of State. In the memorial, is the tomb of the leader of this movement José Guiomard dos Santos and his wife Lídia Hames.
In the building there is also a permanent exhibition telling the whole historical process of the Autonomists. Annex to the Memorial was built “Theatro Hélio Melo” with capacity for 150 people, in honor of the great artist Acre. There is also the “Café do Teatro”.
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