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Naval and Oceanographic Museum

Closes in 30 min: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Naval Museum in RiodeJaneiro

A must visit museum for anyone including families with children too- simply put fantastic- you... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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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
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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6 Apr 2018
“Naval Museum in RiodeJaneiro”
11 Jan 2016
“Great Museum At Little Cost”
Tue-Sun 12pm-5pm
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Hours Today: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Rua Dom Manuel, n.15 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20010-090, Brazil
(21) 2233-9165
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

A must visit museum for anyone including families with children too- simply put fantastic- you visit inside a Submarine- A Frigate - A Helicopter and a Large Sea going vessel- simply amazing- 50% discount for over 60 years old visitors the only Downside was no...More

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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
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
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
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
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.

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