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Instituto Moreira Salles

Rua Marques de Sao Vicente 476 | Gavea, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22451-044, Brazil
21 3284-7400
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Rua Marques de Sao Vicente 476 | Gavea, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22451-044, Brazil
21 3284-7400
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

We were impressed by the setting and beautiful architecture of the villa in which the institute is housed. The photographic exhibition was refined and professionally curated. The Burle Marx garden is of course a masterpiece. Also try the restaurant: the cake with Belgian chocolate is...More

Thank Jan V
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I love the movie theater of Instituto Moreira Salles. It is a small room, but very well situated and mantained. The movies shown there are usually off the beaten track. So, it is worth a visit. Get there early and see the house. It is...More

Thank Isabel C
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Very nice house and garden which use to belong to a traditional family and became a museum for the pleasure of all!

Thank agnesroy
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

The Moreira Salles home in Gavea is now a museum--with parking and no charge for visiting. The gardens are beautiful, designed by Burle Marx, who signed a tile panel near a pond where a café operates. There are fantastic old trees--native and exotic. The house...More

Thank Katherine A
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Nice museum with beautiful garden and café , perfect to spend a fee hours in Rio away from the beach and crowd

Thank kareltj
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Hidden behind a high wall, in the Gavea district , This modernist sublime Villa owned by the painter Redig de Campos it's an elegant structure deeper into a luxuriant vegetation, pure architectonical expression of its time, it has been transformed into a cultural foundation, hosting...More

Thank nonlodico
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The Moreira Salles Institute always have cultural programs that are not expensive and it has a good environment

Thank Ashdkahdka
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I visited the Modernidades fotográficas exhibit with the guide Rafael, who was great! The grounds were also worth some time.

Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

The house and its architecture are wonderful, the garden and the pool as well. A hidden treasure in the middle of a million city. Very calm atmosphere and we visited a very nice photography expo. Wander in the gardens and and the visit with a...More

Thank Sophie F
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Too few people know about the Instituto Moreira Salles. Probably one of the most amazing spots in Rio. Incredible house with fantastic exhibitions. Photography installation and contemporary video from the most important connections of the world. The house itself is a jewel. Take the time...More

Thank Emmanuel S
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