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Museu Nacional De Belas Artes: Tours & Tickets

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Inside this French Renaissance-style building is a collection of paintings by Brazil's finest contemporary artists as well as an impressive array of folk and African art.
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Avenida Rio Branco 199 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20040-008, Brazil
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Reviewed 28 July 2019 via mobile

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 features one entire room of Portinaris, including his First Mass, in stark contrast with Meirelles' homonimous...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 26 May 2019 via mobile

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 courtyard.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 21 February 2019 via mobile

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 that many of the landscape paintings have their...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 14 February 2019

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.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Our sole purpose to come to the city center was to visit the renowned museum of fine arts. We were saddened to see this grand building and it’s collection in such poor state of repair. National treasures hanging in rooms without the proper ventilation and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Trekker2020
Reviewed 28 July 2018

There is not enough time to be astonished by all the art here, so many paitings and sculptures, I was impressed. Especially the Brazilian folk art is presented and has a touch of the one I saw in Canada, an exhibition of South America. Very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Observing unbelievable paintings, letting one's imaginations fly away, getting caught by amazing art works, fantasying about the reasons for these pieces, getting high by just observing so many colours and brush strokes, and so and forth, are just some of the experiences visitors might meet...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

The National Museum of Fine Arts (locally called Museu Nacional de Belas Artes or MNBA), is located at Avenida Rio Branco in old city center, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is among the chief cultural institutions in the country and is the most important and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tassaduqhussain51
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

The previous week I had been in Madrid and before that Rome. So I was a bit arted out. Not many pieces made me stop and look. If you’re an aficionado of Brazilian art then it’s a great collection. I did like the humour in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank robmE2668EA
Reviewed 29 March 2018

The museum is focused on Brazilian art and artists from the early days of 1600s until the early part of the 1900s. There is little else. Probably only worth visiting if you have a particular interest in this topic, As a fine art museum it...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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