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Naval and Oceanographic Museum

Rua Dom Manuel, n.15 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20010-090, Brazil
(21) 2233-9165
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Great Museum At Little Cost

The museum is above average with old barracks, old naval munitions, and stores. The... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2016
Traveler M
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
An excellent complement to the National History Museum, and more than just a naval museum.

This museum is more than just a naval museum (although it's very good in that respect); it covers... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2013
Sarum_Castle
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 Jan 2016
“Great Museum At Little Cost”
12 Oct 2013
“An excellent complement to the National History Museum, and more than just a naval museum.”
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Rua Dom Manuel, n.15 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20010-090, Brazil
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Reviewed 12 January 2016

The museum is above average with old barracks, old naval munitions, and stores. The officers/enlisted quarters are of particular interest along with the hospital.

Thank Traveler M
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Reviewed 13 October 2013

This museum is more than just a naval museum (although it's very good in that respect); it covers the history of disputes between colonial powers more thoroughly than I've seen this covered anywhere else. It is also very frank about deficiencies in the resources allocated...More

4  Thank Sarum_Castle
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Reviewed 1 October 2012

Small and a bit tired, but this museum nicely complements the National History Museum which is a few blocks away. Some of the explanations are not translated to English so a basic understanding of Portuguese comes in handy.

3  Thank FlyingDutchmanYVR
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Reviewed 26 June 2012

This is a museum not only for those interested in the Brazilian Navy History but also for anyone interested in Brazilian History (of course, from the Navy point of view). Very well organized, this small museum covers the Brazilian Navy role since before its independence...More

5  Thank Mconstantino
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Reviewed 24 February 2012

If you like naval history, it is something to not skip. Calssic building, well organized and nice displays. Starts with Portuguese heritage, fights against Dutchs and Frenchs, Latin-American struggles and the two World Wars.

1  Thank Aloysio
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