Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro

(3.6/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
Museum of Modern Art houses one of the most comprehensive collections of modern and contemporary Brazilian art, as well as having a significant international presence. As you explore the exhibition space, venture into the beautiful garden on the patio, which boasts an abstract landscape designed by Brazilian architect Roberto Burle Marx. Marx is also responsible for the beautiful gardens of Parque do Flamengo that surrounds the museum. With rows of angled concrete ribs and large windows designed by a pioneer of modern architecture Affonso Reidy, the building itself is a work of art and will leave you with a lasting impression. Inside you'll also find a cinema, photography exhibits, and the Laguiole Restaurant, which infuses French and Brazilian cuisine. Using our world travel planner, Rio de Janeiro attractions like Museum of Modern Art can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I have been told to visit this Museum by a Brazilian colleague but in fact I was quite surprised by the place and interesting building of the Alfonso Reidy architect huge that in fact looks like a hug...  more »
  • for those who like art the Museum of modern art in Rio at the end of the landfill as well near the Santos Dumont Airport, you can go to pe.
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  • A privileged Museum for your location, with a beautiful view of the Guanabara Bay, next to the Marina da Glória, the Santos Dumont Airport, situated at the Flamengo Park and with a fantastic exhibition. The met with the coming of the works by Ron Mueck, that enchanted me!
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