Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, Sao Paulo

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Art Museum Museum
Innovative and inspiring Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, renowned for its thought-provoking exhibits, is located in the heart of the city. Established in 1911 (1905), this is the oldest art museum in the state, housed in a 1900 building that was originally designed to accommodate the city’s Lyceum of Arts and Crafts. Today, the museum is one of Brazil’s most important cultural institutions, featuring a large collection of Brazilian art. Visit the site to explore the displays featuring some of the most iconic Brazilian Modernist works. Don’t miss the galleries devoted to European artists, and the displays featuring some of the most iconic Brazilian Modernist works. Check online for a list of upcoming special events and temporary exhibitions. Arrange to visit Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo and other attractions in Sao Paulo using our Sao Paulo travel itinerary maker. Arrange to visit Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo and other attractions in Sao Paulo using our Sao Paulo travel itinerary maker.
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TripAdvisor
  • Even if the collection is not that special you should visit this building to see this wonderful project of restoration  more »
  • Loved the building, ease or access via metro, the exhibition. All in all, a great museum to enjoy for a couple/three hours.  more »
  • What can I say beauty surrounds here from the minute you see the outside, till you go on the inside. Very beautiful art and architecture. Makes you want to live inside of this palace. Well worth your ...  more »
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  • Recommended museum with a great collection of Brazilian art, both modern and classic. The steady collection is worth visiting, but often there are temporary exhibitions - which vary in quality. Hence 4 out of 5. The museum is situated next to a nice park that contains various interesting statues as well.
  • O museu em si é incrível, muito bonito e com obras sensacionais. Porém, a insegurança de ir da Estação CPTM Luz até o museu (160m) é enorme. Sem policiamento, lotado de usuários de droga.
  • The art collection that I saw on view was pretty extensive and with pieces by great painters. I enjoyed going through the marvelous collections.
  • Not much of an art museum person and this one didn't stand out as anything special. Do walk around the gardens outside. Those are free for everyone.
  • Nice museum, arround 10 reais to enter, but too much contemporary art for myself