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Museu Histórico Nacional

  • Praça 15 de Novembro Map It
  • Centro

Published 06/18/2015

Fodor's Review

The building that houses the National History Museum dates from 1762, though some sections—such as the battlements—were erected as early as 1603. It seems appropriate that this colonial structure should exhibit relics that document Brazil's history. Among its treasures are rare papers, Latin American coins, carriages, cannons, and religious art.

Sight Information

Address:

Praça Marechal Ancora, Praça 15 de Novembro, Rio de Janeiro, 20021–200, Brazil

Map It

Phone:

021-2550–9224; 021-2220–2328

Sight Details:

  • R$8, free Sun.
  • Tues.–Fri. 10–6, weekends noon–7

Published 06/18/2015

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