Famous Museums in Belo Horizonte

The museums in Belo Horizonte give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Belo Horizonte with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Belo Horizonte. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Belo Horizonte.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Belo Horizonte.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Belo Horizonte:

  1. Conjunto Arquitetonico Da Pampulha

    Church, Museum, Architecture

    It’s not often a complex is built for sheer architectural vanity, but that’s what master architect Oscar Niemeyer did in the 1940s. Postcard-picture perfect, the complex’s sinuous and curving architecture is fascinating and beautiful. There are three main structures: Museu de Arte da Pampulha (Pampulha Museum of Modern Art): A stunning glass and concrete construct with landsc...Read more
  2. Centro Cultural Banco Do Brasil Belo Horizonte

    Art And Culture, Museum, Exhibition

    The Centro Cultural Banco do Brazil located across four Brazilian cities is among the most visited museum organisations in the world, with 74 million visitors annually. Like the other branches, this centre’s aim is to promote creation and exhibition of art over its 12000 metre square floor space. These arts cover theatre, cinema, music and design. Additionally, the centre also hosts class...Read more
  3. Memorial Minas Gerais Vale

    4.8 (113 Votes)
    Memorial Minas Gerais Vale

    Museum, Historical Site, Specialty Museum

    It’s a museum, not a memorial. The historic and beautiful neo-classical 1897 building is where Belo Horizonte’s foundation stone was set. The Vale is a major mining company with its roots in this city. In this museum, it pays tribute to those roots in two ways. First, it promotes dialogues with the artist community, and second, it strives to narrate the cultural and historical signi...Read more
  4. MM Gerdau - Museu Das Minas E Do Metal

    Museum, Specialty Museum

    The museum, part of the Circuito Cultural Praca da Liberdade is divided into the Museum of Mining and the Museum of Metals, and covers 18 rooms. The former introduces you to the tool, tricks and tales of the mining trade; and exhibits the life mineral collection of Djalma Guimaraes. The latter explores the alchemy, attributes and alchemy of metals of all kinds; and a special exhibit also tries ...Read more
  5. Palacio Da Liberdade

    4.7 (46 Votes)
    Palacio Da Liberdade

    Museum

    Built in 1897, this elegant neo-classical and art-Noveau palace was for many years the seat of the erstwhile Minas Gerais state, and as such, has been the site of many important historical events. In 2013, it was reopened as a museum. Visitors are greeted by gilded surfaces, parquet floors, crystal chandeliers, Latvian furniture, allegorical panels, exquisite sculptures, lavish décor, an...Read more
  6. Museu De Artes And Oficios

    Museum, Specialty Museum

    The museum was founded in pursuit of an unusual goal – to tell the story of the craft and labour classes of Brazil. Located in the historic Old Central Station of Belo Horizonte, the 9000 metre square establishments does more than merely preserve history though; it also tracks the transformations of the labour class. Its collection currently numbers in the 1800s, covering wood, iron, leat...Read more
  7. Museu De Arte Da Pampulha

    4.4 (14 Votes)
    Museu De Arte Da Pampulha Image
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    Museum

  8. Espaco Do Conhecimento UFMG Image
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    Museum