Museu Da Estrada De Ferro Madeira-Mamore, Porto Velho
(1/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web)
The city of Porto Velho was founded around 1907, during the construction of the Madeira-Mamore railroad, and Museu Da Estrada De Ferro Madeira-Mamore commemorates this important time in regional history. The museum offers a look at the rubber boom of the first half of the 20th century, when the city’s expansion and prosperity was directly connected to the building of this important railway system. The museum is situated inside the old train station, and there are still several trains (no longer operational) on the track in front of the building. Visit the site for a valuable lesson in regional history, and a chance to take pictures of historical railway buildings and old wagons. Using our international travel planner, Porto Velho attractions like Museu Da Estrada De Ferro Madeira-Mamore can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Every time I was trying to do a visit always came across with the doors closed, and never found a plate with explanations regarding days and hours of operation
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  • A very interesting site consisting of the Harbor, off the coast of the Madeira River, abandoned warehouses of the old railway, some compositions on the outside and a beautiful view of the river. However, all this complex does not have decent bathrooms, and this is regrettable in a place so full of historical symbols for Brazil. Local authorities we will improve the conditions of this beautiful place that counts urgent stories of the northern region.
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  • It is worth visiting the Museum. Despite having little time, I know a little. Don't let go.
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