Museu das Missoes, Sao Miguel das Missoes

Designed by architect Lucio Costa, Museu das Missoes collects in one location the sacred sculptures and architectural fragments that were scattered across the Sete Povos das Missões (Seven Peoples of the Missions) region. Opened in 1940 amongst the remains of the missionary town of São Miguel, the museum houses the largest collection of sacred missionary art in the country. Plan your Museu das Missoes visit and explore what else you can see and do in Sao Miguel das Missoes using our Sao Miguel das Missoes road trip tool .
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  • Presents the Baroque works carved in wood by the missionaries. Has Saints, Saints and angels and bells of that era. Free of charge. Little one. Got to San José in boots!
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  • I really enjoyed the Museum. The works are very interesting. The only bad thing was the excessive heat inside the rooms. It is worth visiting.
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  • Pretty cool, but with little explanation. Should have more info on the works that are, as the authors of works etc.
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  • The place itself transmits a lot of peace, is very important to know the story behind the Jesuit missions, it pays a lot to lease an audio guide, which will help you in understanding some aspects of the site. I can't evaluate the light show as it was not until the evening, but I advise you immensely to do so. Use sunscreen because it's all the open and the Sun is fierce at this point of the Rio Grande do Sul
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  • Archaeological site that allows visiting the ruins of the Jesuit mission of St. Michael the Archangel. You can walk freely through the ruins. I suggest take the map and audio equipment near the entrance that has a virtual Guide and with affordable price. In the same building of the audio equipment has a free video display with information about the missions lasting 20 minutes.
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  • Great place to meet visiting the ruins of São Miguel do Oeste. The Museum still is recovering from a storm that destroyed the place, but is now again open to visitations. Highly recommended for those who want to know part of the story of the RS and Jesuit settlement on the indigenous Guarani people.
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  • The show at night and cool during the day the ruins are sensational.
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  • Beautiful place, lots of history
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