MM Gerdau - Museu das Minas e do Metal, Belo Horizonte

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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. To visit MM Gerdau - Museu das Minas e do Metal on your holiday in Belo Horizonte, and find out what else Belo Horizonte has to offer, use our Belo Horizonte online tour itinerary builder .
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  • It's a surprise visit a museum that the theme is rocks, but the place is super nice and the stones are of unparalleled beauty. Set aside 1 hour to enjoy the stones.
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  • I was delighted with all the attractions of BH as are all free and with great structure. This was no different, everything beautiful and pleasant to visit.
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  • Strongly recommend. Very well maintained, great programs, and the Museum's Café is a good tip for happy hour.
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  • Interesting and educational museum..quite modern also. Always have some good activities for kids to explore..Recommend..Good for families
  • Most of the exhibition is interactive and quite straightforward. Great opportunity to review your history, geography and chemistry! Highly recommended for kids.
  • Great location, has a coffee shop and the mining expo is very cool.
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  • There are some really cool exhibitions, the structure is really good and staff are polite and well trained

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