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Museu do Rio, Cuiaba
(2.3/5 based on 80 reviews on the web)
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. Plan your visit to Museu do Rio and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Cuiaba trip generator.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Super interesting tourists visit, not only the tourist more population, and also a magnificent place.
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  • There is a restaurant with typical food that is very good. The Museum is abandoned, with few attractions. A shame, because it has a lot of potential.
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  • The Museum has been very cool for day trips with the family, but this somewhat abandoned and the neighborhood is also a little dangerous
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Google
  • Ficou um bom tempo fechado, mas é uma tradição cuiabana.
  • Fraco, deixa muito a desejar em se tratando de uma região tão rica em fauna aquática.
  • Passeio com a familia lindo lugar otimo ponto turistico para quem gosta de peixes..