Post and Telegraph Offices, Porto Alegre

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  • If we are talking about our main building the architecture is from 18th century, so it is not necessary to say more. Was the post office for a long time ago when for sending a letter you must go there...  more »
  • The Memorial of Rio Grande do Sul is located in the old building of the post office and Telegraphs, on September 7, 1020 Street in the historic centre of Porto Alegre, the space was created through an agreement between the federal Government and the State Government, in September 1996, as a historic centre aimed at the preservation of the Gaucho culture and the building of the post office and Telegraphs built between the years of 1910 and 1914 and declared in 1980 by the National historical and artistic heritage was chosen to be the headquarters of the institution, which after a restore process, in order to preserve its original features and tailor it to the installation of the Memorial, the beautiful building of 3,600 m ², was adapted to new functions and received the necessary infrastructure, such as air conditioning and special lighting in areas designed to house the collection of historical archives and that offers a wide variety of objects, maps, engravings, photos, books, iconographic images and testimonials about important facts that occurred in Rio Grande do Sul. The memorial receives daily a large number of tourists and visitors and the collection is exposed in modules, presented through a modern design that allows for greater integration with the public, as well as the easy understanding of the contents.
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  • Located in postal and Telegraph Building, opened in 1914. Only the building is worth the visit. Extensive documentation on the history of Rio Grande do Sul and temporary thematic exhibitions. Also has in its premises the historical archives of the RS, the anthropological museum and part of the acquis of the IGTF-Gaucho Institute of tradition and folklore.
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