Imperial Museum, Petropolis

(4.6/5 based on 5,500+ reviews on the web)
Admire the splendor of a bygone Brazilian monarchy at Imperial Museum, the former summer palace of Emperor Pedro II. See the imperial carriage and a crown of the Brazilian Empire, as well as the emperor's robes and imperial jewels. Tour ornate, well-preserved halls and rooms displaying original furniture and paintings. You will need to wear slippers over your footwear in order to preserve the polished marble floor. Afterwards, visit the gardens to view the bronze statue of the emperor and a collection of royal family photos amidst trees. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Petropolis holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Imperial Museum and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Cultural tour through the history of Brazil. Unfortunately we can't get in because of the flash that damages the objects. It is very interesting to see the objects, clothes and jewels and imagine what life was like at that time. It is recommended for the whole family, go during the day to enjoy the gardens, render beautiful pictures.
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  • It's beautiful! All delights! I went with my sister she loved it! Need to improve customer service ... but point out to those who enjoy cultural tour
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  • On my second visit, this time I was able to absorb every detail of the place, and the inheritance left by then, drew my attention the condition of the pieces, furniture etc. Good information of employees, and good communication from the Guide throughout the exhibition. Also highlight the affordable price and the outside of the Museum, beautiful garden with local fauna well adapted. Worth checking out
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  • Happened to be free on the day we turned up, which was great. Helpful staff. And there is an app 'Museu Imperial' which is worth downloading. It doesn't provide much more information, but it means you don't have to crowd round the info points. The slippers that they ask you to wear take a little getting used to.
  • O melhor de todos!
  • Muita História!
  • Amazing and sexy staff
  • This is the place to be visited in Petropolis. The imperial palace is well maintained and almost as it was during imperial period. Twice a week a special sound and video event is organized at 8 pm.