Rio de Janeiro Sights

Museu Internacional De Arte Naïf do Brasil (International Museum of Naïve Art from Brazil)

  • Rua Cosme Velho 561 Map It
  • Cosme Velho

Published 06/18/2015

Fodor's Review

More than 6,000 works by Brazil's best self-taught painters, along with some by their counterparts from around the world, grace the walls of a colonial mansion that was once the studio of painter Eliseu Visconti. The museum is a few steps uphill from the station for the train to Corcovado, and entrance is half price for those with a train ticket for the same day. The works on display date from the 15th century to the present. Don't miss the colorful, colossal 7×4–meter (22×13–foot) canvas that depicts the city of Rio; it reportedly took five years to complete. There's a pleasant, kid-friendly organic café on the grounds.

Sight Information

Address:

Rua Cosme Velho 561, Rio de Janeiro, 22241–090, Brazil

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Phone:

021-2205–8612

Sight Details:

  • R$12
  • Tues.–Fri. 10–6, weekends and holidays noon–6

Published 06/18/2015

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