National Museum of Brazil

Local nameMuseu Nacional
LocationRio de Janeiro, Brazil

The National Museum is the oldest scientific institution of Brazil and one of the largest museums of natural history and anthropology in the Americas. The museum is located inside the Quinta da Boa Vista park, in the city of Rio de Janeiro, and is installed in the Paço de São Cristóvão. The palace served as residence for the Portuguese Royal Family between 1808 and 1821, housed the Brazilian Imperial Family between 1822 and 1889, and also hosted the Republican Constituent Assembly from 1889 to 1891, before being assigned to the use of the museum in 1892.

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Opening hours

Mon: noon - 5 pm (last entry 4 pm)
Tue-Sun: 10 am - 5 pm (last entry 4 pm)

Admission

Full: R$ 6
Reduced: R$ 3

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Museum_of_Brazil

Official website http://www.museunacional.ufrj.br/

Email museu@mn.ufrj.br

Phone +55 21 2562 6900

Address Quinta da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Coordinates -22°54'20.549" N -43°13'35.605" E

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