Aleijadinho Museum, Ouro Preto

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Get a close-up look at the master sculptor's work at Aleijadinho Museum, the museum in his name. This well-maintained museum brings together his various pieces, serving as a lesson in history. The statues themselves, carved out of wood, seem almost alive and their “clothes” appear to be soft, flowing fabric. On your way out, stop by the church, where both Aleijadinho and his father are buried. Pay for a guide in order to receive the greatest benefit of your visit. Using our online itinerary creator, Ouro Preto attractions like Aleijadinho Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We tried to visit after lunch on a Saturday and the museum was closed. No signage; no explanation; no will be back soon.  more »
  • His work impresses with great detail and the realisto added to them, which includes his works is a must-see.
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  • The Church is an unmissable attraction. We recommend that you visit with a guide, as there are many nuances that a good guide will explain
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  • Incredible wood sculptures for the time, but I'm not particularly a fan. But quite important to get to know about this artist if you look for a history tour in Ouro Preto
  • There's no way you can go to the city of Ouro Preto in Minas Gerais, and don't walk and go meet the "museu do Aleijadinho". I believe it is one of the main sights of the city. Filled with works including sculptures and paintings of this "icon" of art, maybe even Brazil, the Museum on the Church of St. Francis of Assisi is wonderful and is lovely it all, because the Church has many paintings, sculptures, and even the roof of the Church has a mara vilhosa painting of angels and saints covering it's fascination from start to finish!
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  • I could not visit, because, even though you were open, there was no one to meet, and there was a huge dog sitting at the entrance to kk
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  • Unfortunately the Museum is closed for renovation. There is no access to it or the Church.
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  • A great place to visit, very Rico in more detail unfortunately is closed for renovations, it has some works by Aleijadinho at the Church of St. Francis of Assisi, very beautiful church also worth checking that hug.
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