Museu Aeroespacial, Rio de Janeiro

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4.7/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web
Museu Aeroespacial is a national aviation museum located in the West Side of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the Administrative Region of Realengo. The place is known as "the Brazilian Aviation cradle".AddressAv. Marechal Fontenelle, 2000 - Campo dos Afonsos (Realengo), Rio de Janeiro/RJHistoryThe Museu Aeroespacial was inaugurated on 18 October 1976 at the installations of the old Escola de Aeronáutica, at Afonsos Air Force Base—the "Cradle of Military Aviation", in the City of Rio de Janeiro, Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.The idea of an "Aeronautical Museum" dates from 1943 when the Minister of Aeronautics, Dr. Salgado Filho, determined its organization, but the initial work and subsequent attempts were interrupted by lack of suitable space and installations.Given the explanatory memorandum from Lieutenant Brigadier Joelmir Campos do Araripe Macedo, Minister of Aeronautics, President Emilio Garrastazu Medici established the Nucleus of the Aerospace Museum on July 31, 1973, through Decree No. 72552. Building and hangar restoration started in January 1974, at the same time as the collection and restoration of aircraft, engines, weapons, documents, photographs, maps, paintings, memorabilia and other items of historical value.The Aerospace Museum is part of the University of the Air Force's campus, being administratively subordinate to the Historic-Cultural Institute of Aeronautics since 1986.ExhibitsThe following aircraft are on permanent display at the museum, some of them in flyable condition:
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  • Sensational!! Although distant from the center of Rio de Janeiro is not hard to get there. Numerous bus lines; or BRT further integration; or train more walk; or train plus 1 bus (but will be very quickly this bus!). Is history, mechanics, physics, the defense industry, military and unique opportunity to meet and photograph the evolution of flight and the plane. All that's missing is a good snack bar there. The two times I went I took my students to be school, nothing pay, I can't tell if free ride pay some nominal fee! On a scale from 00 to 10-Note 9.8, the diner!
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  • One of the coolest places to go in Rio de Janeiro and hardly anyone knows. The aviation history told in a huge shed with dozens of original aircraft and many other very cool to see.
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  • The Aerospace Museum is located in the neighborhood Sulacap in Rio de Janeiro, the site has free admission where many families gather, especially when any air show, and you can also meet the fighter planes are retired, but who were part of the history of brazilian aviation.
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  • Muito bom
  • Imperdível!
  • Tem que ir visitar
  • Muito bom lugar
  • Sempre foi meu museu favorito.
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