Museu da Energia de Itu, Itu

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Museu da Energia de Itu is dedicated to the history of electricity of Brazil. Located within an old mansion from the 18th century, the museum is most famous for an interactive approach to educating the children of all ages how to save energy and preserve the environment. The history of urban and industrial expansion of the city of Sao Paulo in the last 150 years is also explained in the museum’s rooms. The buildings itself is another attraction: the palace was the residence of Henry Santos Dumont, brother of aviator Alberto Santos Dumont and one of the richest men in Brazil at the time. By using our Itu journey builder website , you can arrange your visit to Museu da Energia de Itu and other attractions in Itu.
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  • In this scene an artist plays during the visit as if we had in 18 and tra la la. Very pretty. It's as if we were at the time. Very interesting, as Itu has much to do with the history of Brazil
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  • Although small, the Museum brings a lot of content about the history of electric power in Brazil, especially in São Paulo. Are two floors with the exhibition very well explained and well made. The mansion itself is a beautiful site, with high ceilings and that shows the architectural style of the time. There are lamps, lamps, pabx, tv, telephone, electric appliances, all former. Very cool. The input value is negligible (4) and is a very cheap and interesting tour. Worth the visit.
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  • Shows on the ground floor with the chronology of the arrival of electricity in the city and surrounding areas. Since the history of water fountains for the water that generates energy. All told through a writer and journalist ituano at the time.
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  • Small museum, but all organized. The bottom is free top is paid a symbolic value. Worth it, is good for the children to know history, my daughter loved it.
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  • History!! Know that Itu was part of this whole change that benefited everyone. Museum is small but nice. Visit 4af is free.
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  • Take your children for them to know how was the beginning of everything about electric!!!
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