Trip Planner : South America / Brazil / State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ) / Rio de Janeiro / Museums / Museu Aeroespacial
Museu Aeroespacial, Rio de Janeiro
Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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:Plan to visit Museu Aeroespacial during your Rio de Janeiro vacation using our convenient Rio de Janeiro vacation trip planner.
Create a full itinerary - for free!
adele regina c
Sensacional!! Embora distante do Centro do Rio de Janeiro não é difícil chegar lá! Inúmeras linhas de ônibus; ou BRT mais integração; ou trem mais caminhada; ou trem e mais 1 ônibus (mas será muito ra... read more »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!show original
Um dos locais mais legais de ir no Rio de Janeiro e quase ninguém conhece. A história da aviação contada em um galpão imenso com dezenas de aviões originais e outras tantas peças muito legais de ver.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.show original
O Museu Aeroespacial fica localizado no bairro Sulacap na Cidade do Rio de Janeiro, o local tem entrada franca onde várias famílias se aglomeram, principalmente quando acontece algum show aéreo, e tam... read more »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.show original
Tem que ir visitar
Muito bom lugar
Sempre foi meu museu favorito.
Unable to display map at this time. Please try again later.
Are you the owner of this business? Click here for promotion tips.