Museu do Rio, Cuiaba

Situated right by the renovated riverside port area, Museu do Rio features displays and exhibits of the changing face of the river ecosystem, and a small collection of local Pantanal fish. Erected in 1899, this simple rectangular building once served as the city’s fish market. Today the museum/aquarium is also the center of art and culture for this entire region. The idea here is to preserve the history of the capital of Mato Grosso through photographs, crafts, works of religious art, and models depicting the development of this urban center from colonial times to the present. Make this a brief stop on your tour of the city, and drop by the popular restaurant, conveniently located inside the building. Use our Cuiaba online travel route planner to arrange your visit to Museu do Rio and other attractions in Cuiaba.
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  • every time I was in this place was closed, the last time this killing the reform hope already is ready for some years that I went was interesting
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  • The Museum is very quiet, we have the opportunity to enjoy the fish of our region and enjoy the time with our family and friends
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  • A place that could be better if there was investment, but it was nice to meet, maybe I go back in 2018.
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  • I entered the building, but I couldn't see the historical stuff that makes up the Museum. I believe that the fact of having some Christmas decorations and a huge Santa inside didn't make us to explore more. I'm going back there someday to check again.
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  • We went to the restaurant Regionalism. Good seasoning. Typical food and great service. Recommend we went with a group of 20 people and they joined tables to suit all.
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  • Excellent location, fair price, good service and all very tasty
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  • Vista p the Cuiabá River old fish market, now Museum
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  • A very picturesque and well maintained place
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