Museu Nacional De Belas Artes, Rio de Janeiro

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.3/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web
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. Make Museu Nacional De Belas Artes a part of your Rio de Janeiro vacation plans using our Rio de Janeiro travel itinerary maker.
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  • I love this museum ... their galleries are beautiful and have each show! I recommend everyone take one day to meet him. ...
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  • Really enjoyed some works, other (the religious oriented) were not and neither are my favorite (but there is a personal matter, not a criticism to the Museum). I enjoyed the visit, but I must agree with a recent observation I've seen here, where the person says that no seats. I found some works somewhat ' dropped ': were some tables that were at one point without lighting. Until I commented with a vigilante who was nearby, said it gave an impression of sloppiness. He agreed, commented that the Government always cut budgets to museums and ended up going on that kind of thing. Well, if it was that or just an oversight, I don't know. I intend to return to perform the tour and check out whether the works I've seen are still without adequate lighting.
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  • Beautiful Museum, with an exhibition of interesting and unmissable. Time flies in, both exhibitions and the architecture. Right in the Centre of the river.
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  • Some great works on display but allow yourself time to see the gallery without being fatigued at the end of a long day of visting other museums. The place needs a café and a proper book shop. A lot of rooms seemed unused.
  • Imperdível para os turistas. Todo carioca deveria conhecer.
  • there was no fare. who doesnt like a free ride? well, it's more than that. very old, lovely building. only brazilian art. great paintings, very roomy. staff is nice too. pictures are allowed, no flash, though. dont miss it, enjoy.
  • Interesting, especially the 20th century art in the heart of the building.
  • Muito bonito, sensacional!
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