Museu Nacional De Belas Artes, Rio de Janeiro

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Although Museu Nacional De Belas Artes wasn’t inaugurated until the 1930s, its primarily collection dates back to the early 19th century when King John VI transferred part of the royal collection from Portugal. The museum now houses more than 20,000 paintings, drawings, sculptures, and prints that follow the art history of Brazil and of the Portuguese colonials. The building is also home to the National School of Fine Arts, which looks after the valuable artwork hanging on its walls while still using it as a tool for students. Plan a trip to Rio de Janeiro easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • October 6, 2017
    Museum with works made here in Brazil in your majority, with wide and diverse collection of big names such as Portinari, Tomie Ohtake, Lasar Segall, among others. The building is quite large and, given the diversity of works, it's fun to stay at least 2 hours, to make the visit. The admission is pretty cheap (R $8.00) for the quality of the Museum.
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  • October 5, 2017
    Who is fond of cultural tours cannot fail to meet the MNBA. The secular building, beautiful, airy, well-lit and the local environment allow a walk between works of art that enrich the knowledge and allow us to appreciate the way true artists expressed their feelings and emotions through time.
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  • September 30, 2017
    We went to specifically search a picture of Portinari, coffee, which is really a masterpiece. Pleasantly surprised of the Museum. Well organized, with some excellent works such as the great wall about slavery. Very good collection of Brazilian and Latin American paintings. A place to visit if you like classic art.
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  • June 28, 2017
    A highly enjoyable building. A lot of colonial stuff. Antiquities replica (basically rubbish). Some representative, modern Brazilian paintings. Worth an hour. No more.
  • March 19, 2017
    Very cool and the best thing is: the admission is free on sundays!!!! There you can see different pieces of arts from different parts of Brazilian history! I love it and I would definitely recommend it to everyone! Enjoy it!
  • December 18, 2016
    A real gem of Rio, full of exquisite arts and history, a must visit but avoid bringing big bags and nowadays you have to pay entrance.
  • October 8, 2016
    Interesting museum with the main works of art by Brazilian nineteenth and early twentieth century painters. The content, however, is not as vast nor significant when compared to great museums in Europe. Nonetheless, it is worth visiting.
  • January 27, 2017
    A really great museum, with historical importance, but badly conserved, particularly the modern art section.

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