Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro

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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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  • July 29, 2017
    Very well located but very badly used. Rarely have a relevant exhibition going on over there. Worth visiting for the restaurant is wonderful.
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  • July 17, 2017
    Hello, we paid nearly 40 reals to visit only the 2nd floor (1st being closed for installation). The collection is very uneven and reduced. Contemporary art lover, we stayed less than 15 minutes. Frankly not to do!
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  • July 11, 2017
    There is currently very little to see here just a small temporary exhibition which feels lost in the space. No sign of any of the permanent collection.  more »
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  • May 6, 2017
    Wonderful site, peacefull & calm! (Day time, mostly ; ) On the look out to find good company & friendship K3 Rio ! @clube_contato
  • July 21, 2017
    It was an interesting place. Very well organized, very nice to view.
  • August 1, 2017
    I can do this kind of "art" everyday in my toilets... Doesn't even worth to get there. It a shame that some sick persons call this "art".
  • June 20, 2017
    I has been disappointed in my visit here. The museum was almost empty. Only few collection were exposed. Might be a problem of timing?
  • March 2, 2017
    Iconic building must visit of Rio by architect Affonso Eduardo Reidy surrounded by the Burle Max Flamengo Park.

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