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Museu Nacional de Belas Artes
Rio de Janeiro Top 6 in Must-Visit Museums

4.3/5
37 Reviews
Statue/SculptureArt Museum
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Avenida Rio Branco, 199, Rio de Janeiro 20040 Brazil
Official website: http://www.mnba.gov.br/
Phone: +55-21-3299-0600

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This museum contains over twenty-thousand pieces of art from the 17th to the 19th centuries. It was at one time home to the Brazilian Academy of Fine Arts.

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  • Myo M
    Myo M
    Coquitlam, British Columbia
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    A nice one "for sculptures"

    With my personal preference of paintings to sculptures when it comes to "Fine Art", this museum for me was the least interesting among the four such museums I visited on my journey through South Ameri...

    Reviewed on /Date(1574744607000+0800)/
  • Dakar74
    Dakar74
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    Great collection, representative of both Brazilian art and history till the early XX

    Across the street from Theatro Municipal, the Museum's exhibits include Vitor Meirelles, Pedro Americo, Almeida Junior, Amoedo and many others. Though the XX c. is poorly represented, the Museum featu...

    Reviewed on /Date(1564222087000+0800)/
  • candy1o1
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    Best variety of art collection in Rio

    This museum is easily accessible being it’s in the heart of downtown cinelandia. Their collection consists of Greek sculptures, realism, and modern works as well. There’s also a beautiful outdoor co...

    Reviewed on /Date(1558846170000+0800)/
  • ajaceman
    ajaceman
    Vancouver
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    A multicultural hour

    The museum contains a wide variety of works of art from sculpture to fine art. There are many galleries and rooms to wander through, and a recital hall with a grand piano under wraps. It does seem tha...

    Reviewed on /Date(1550648534000+0800)/
  • AlejandroLB
    AlejandroLB
    Olivos, Capital Distrito Federal
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    The most interesting thing is the building

    We were deeply impressed by the exiguous quantity of important paintings. There are only two paintings by Tarsila do Amaral. The best: the Cavalcanti triptych.

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