Museu Casa da Hera, Vassouras

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Specialty Museum
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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  • I love the tour, the guide very nice which Matheus told the story of Euphrasia, the previous owner of the House, an amazing woman, highly respected in the city and the front of your time is worth a lot to visit, you can walk to the Centre and which is better free entry!
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  • Very nice house with garden. Interesting visits. Dona Eufrazia, pretty woman guilty in Brooms for your intelligence and avant-gardism. The site has a "way" of bamboo pretty much. Quite romantic.
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  • Great place to watch the past. perfect conservation. Beautiful garden furniture ... Recommend to everyone ...
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  • Place with a interesting story! pity this decadent conservation!
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  • Too beautiful
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  • Excellent visit to a typical mansion of Baron of coffee. Very well guided, great collection, beautiful garden. Is very worthwhile!
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  • It is very beautiful and full of stories
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  • Very interesting, but it's in reforms.
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