Museu Casa da Hera, Vassouras
(4.5/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
As you walk around the 22 rooms at Museu Casa da Hera, you will see displayed countless colonial relics, including antique hand-carved furniture, silverware, and porcelain, as well as thousands of books, a collection of high fashion from international designers, and a rare Henri Herz piano. The former home of aristocratic heiress Eufrásia Teixeira Leite, the museum is evidence of the huge amount of wealth generated by coffee in 19th century Brazil. On-site guides help bring the building’s history to life, and after a tour of the ivy-clad house, you can walk around the estate, full of native flora and regional fruit trees. Arrange your visit to Museu Casa da Hera and discover more family-friendly attractions in Vassouras using our Vassouras tourist route planner.
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  • Beautiful place, very well maintained, for couples, families and children ... beautiful space and the House divine, the visitation fills your eyes with the collections and knowledge with the stories.
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  • The Museum provides a very interesting historical content. Part of the success of my visit to the city is due to visit to this Museum!
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  • Visit Brooms is always a pleasure. The bucolic site brings out the coffee barons. The Museum portrays the lifestyle of the time with its noble halls, with fabrics from Europe, crockery and clothes. The space has infrastructure for visits with guide, which makes the moment even more leveraged.
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