Museums & Monuments
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
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 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.
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
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
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.
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.