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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  • Located at the entrance of the ruins of São Miguel has a collection not to draw attention. Sacred images collected in the most different situations. A vote of praise to the concern of preservation
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  • Located within the Ruins is a very important sacred art museum is significant. Has everything very well explained and a Bell that weighs 1 ton.
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  • How it looks inside the archaeological site, the visit to the Museum is almost mandatory. A small but nice collection of sacred art from the heyday of the Jesuit period dazzles.
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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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