Museu Casa da Hera, Vassouras

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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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  • Good place to visit. History of the Golden time of the coffee in this region. Besides the Museum, have the external space where we can check the history of the time of slavery.
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  • Quick access location, picturesque and Woody, space externally is to make a trip back in time ... but internally is not as well maintained. But it's worth the visit!
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  • Showed up at the House of Ivy as a Museum in 1970, unforgettable visit, came back in 2016, today consider to be abandoned. Abandonment unfair!
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  • Place with a interesting story! pity this decadent conservation!
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  • Excellent arcevo, guides and attendants prepared and attentive staff, external space.
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  • Too beautiful
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  • Very cool!. Beautiful place
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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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