MM Gerdau - Museu das Minas e do Metal, Belo Horizonte
(4.7/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
The mining of precious metals and gems has long been part of Brazil’s economy. In fact, these resources have been the catalyst for both economic and cultural booms, as well as upheavals. The MM Gerdau - Museu das Minas e do Metal showcases the geology and history of the mining industry. Also on display are the products of the mines, such as iron, gold, zinc, and a treasure chest of colored stones. There are 18 galleries with exhibits such as the Living Mirage with holographic images and the Living Environment, which walks you through the lifecycle of a mine. MM Gerdau - Museu das Minas e do Metal is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Belo Horizonte Edition.
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  • Very interesting site, in freedom square. Beautiful architectural space, good collection and stories about the mines. It is also Cultural. I could see a very cool show of Samba.
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  • A lot of Rico gems, all well explained and interactively. Take a whole afternoon to be charmed!
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  • Great Museum with a very beautiful rocks and metals. Well worth a visit and enjoy the interior of the building is beautiful as far as the content of the Museum.
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  • There are some really cool exhibitions, the structure is really good and staff are polite and well trained
  • O Prédio do Museu é simplesmente lindo! Uma verdadeira obra de arte, a experiência interna também é muito boa, vários belos exemplares de cristais e belas instalações. Além disso, é totalmente gratuito!
  • The best museum of the liberty square and Belo Horizonte!
  • Ótimo museu!!
  • lindo