Museums & Monuments

Museu de Imagens do Inconsciente
Collection of paintings and sculptures produced by patients of a psychiatric hospital, as part of the treatment. Website in Portuguese. Rua Ramiro Magalhaes 521, Engenho de Dentro, Rio de Janeiro, 20730-460.
Museum of Naive Art
Museum of Naive art, with temporary and permanent exhibitions from Brazilian artists.
Botanical garden - Jardim Botanico
54 hectares of green in the middle of the city. Home to over 8000 species of plants from all over the world and 2 museums. Open from 08:00 to 18:00. Rua Jardim Botanico 1008, Jardim Botanico, Rio de Janeiro.
Museu Nacional de Belas Artes
Art museum. Av. Rio Branco, 199 - Centro (Cinelandia), Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Cep: 20.040-008 Open: Monday to Friday 10:00-18:00. Weekends and holidays 12:00-17:00
MAR - Museu de Arte do Rio
The MAR wants to promote a cross-reading of the citys history, its social fabric, symbolic life, conflicts, contradictions, challenges and expectations. Praca Maua, Rio de Janeiro, 20090-060.
Fundacao Museu da Imagem e do Som
Collection of documentation about Brazilian music and image. Praca Luiz Souza Dantas (antiga Praca Rui Barbosa) 01, Praca XV, Rio de Janeiro
Museu Nacional - National Museum
The National museum has the greatest science collections in Latin .America, research labs and post-graduation course. Quinta da Boa Vista, Sao Cristovao CEP 20940-040 Rio de Janeiro
Museu Judaico
History of the Jewish comunity in Rio de Janeiro. Rua Mexico 90,1º. Andar, Rio de Janeiro, 20031-141
Sao Bento Monastery
Gregorian chants are performed on Sundays at this Benedictine complex, which was completed in 1641 and contains a spectacular church altar. Rua Dom Gerardo 68, Centro, Rio de Janeiro, 20090-030.
Feira de Sao Cristovao
Attractions from the northeast culture, such as food, handicraft, shows and clothing. Opening hours:Tuesday to Thursday: 10:00-18:00. Weekends from Friday 10:00 to Sunday 21:00. Campo de Sao Cristovao s/n, Rio de Janeiro
Museu da Chacara do Ceu
Colections of European artist, modern Brazilian artist, maps from the XVII and XVIII centuries, paintings and drawers from travelers from XIX century. Art books, Brazilian and European literature. Rua Murtinho Nobre, 93, Santa Teresa, 20241-050
Museu do Indio
Dedicated exclusively to the preservation of the different indigenous cultures and respect for ethnic diversity. Open: Tuesday to Friday 09:00-17:00. Weekends: 13:00-17:00. Rua das Palmeiras 55, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro.
Tram museum - Museu do Bonde
More than 300 objects telling the story of the trams in Rio de Janeiro. Also contains a video and books archive about urban railway transport since the end of the 19th century. Rua Carlos Brant 14, Santa Teresa
Museu do Acude
Collection of French, Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese tile from XVII to XIX and Port tableware, ornamental faience style. Also, has a collection of Oriental art. Estrada do Acude 764, Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, 20531-330.
christ the Redeemer - Cristo Redentor
Symbol of the city of Rio de Janeiro and its most famous landmark. Special train every half hour from 8.00 am to 19.00 pm at Rua Cosme Velho 513, Cosme Velho RJ, 22241-090 Via metro: Largo do Machado station.
Casa da Gavea
Plays, movies, video exhibitions and concerts. Praca Santos Dumont 116, Gavea, Rio de Janeiro, 22470-060.
Museu da Vida
Science and Biology museum. Visitation must be scheduled. Av. Brasil, 4365, Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, 21045-900
Pao de Acucar - Sugar loaf mountain
One of Rios most famous and most visited landmarks 360 degree view of the city from 400m high. Open from 8.00 am to 7.50 pm. Urca, Rio de Janeiro.
National Monument to the dead of WWII
Inside theres an exhibition of uniforms and weapons of Brazilian, German and US origin, along with medals, documents and other objects used by the Brazilian soldiers. Open from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Avenida Infante Dom Henrique 75, Gloria, Rio de Janeiro
Casa Historica de Deodoro
House of Marechal Deodor da Fonseca, important military of the Brazilian history, today is a museum preserved by the Brazilian Military. Praca da Republica 197, Centro, Rio de Janeiro. Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday: 10:00-17:00.
Museu de Arte Modern
Modern Art. Av Infante Dom Henrique, 85 Parque do Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, 20021-140
Casa da Ciencia
Science explained using day by day examples, expositions for kids and different languages, like poetry and samba. Rua Lauro Muller 3, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, 22290.160.
Museu Historico Nacional
Brazilian history museum. Praca Marechal Ancora - Proximo a Praca XV, Centro, Rio de Janeiro. [email protected]
Museu Historico da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro
Preserves the history of the city of Rio de Janeiro. Estrada Santa Marinha s/n, Gavea, Rio de Janeiro.
Museu Villa-Lobos
Dedicated to preserve the collection of the biggest musician of Latin America, Heitor Villa-Lobos. Rua Sorocaba, 200 - Botafogo Rio de Janeiro 22271-11

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