Museum of Mineralogy, Ouro Preto

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While it may not be possible to stay in one of the town's grander Baroque buildings, there are plenty of characterful places to sleep in Ouro Preto. In the center, find old town houses converted into small hotels and pousadas (guesthouses)--all located close to the main cultural attractions. If you look slightly farther from the center, you can find accommodations perched up in the town's hills, offering extensive views of the historic center and its proud architecture. In this established tourist destination, you'll find luxury and budget options to suit a range of tastes and requirements.
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  • Not the richest of exhibits but its an ok small museum. The mineral sections are worth to see. The other sections are a bit distant from each other.  more »
  • I visited the museum several times but I would go again. A very comprehensive collection of gemstones and minerals that can be enjoyed even for non collectors. A must visit to start falling in love wi...  more »
  • We enjoyed all of the beautiful displays. My son was blown away by the variety of minerals. They could have a less fussy way of progressing through the museum, and better signage on which way to go ne...  more »