In the 18th century, a famous separatist movement tried to gain Brazil's independence from Portugal. This became known as the Minas Conspiracy. The revolution failed, and its protagonists were executed or exiled.
In 1936, then-Brazilian president Getúlio Vargas decided that these men were to be commemorated as martyrs. He hunted down their remains from Africa and had them brought to the very place they were executed. Thus the museum was born. Even though it faced administrative and financial problems for many decades thereafter the museum is now rich collection of:
- Artifacts from the Brazilian mining life from the 18th and 19th centuries.
- An exhibition of the economic, social and political condition of the region.
- Historical instruments of torture.
- Remains of the Martyrs.
- Documents regarding the conspiracy.
Check out the view from the balcony of the museum.
Conspiracy Museum Travel Tips
- Photography not allowed.
- Electronics and bags must be left inside the locker facility.
- Fully disabled accessible.
- Check out the shop and cafe.
- The English translation isn't very accurate.
Entrance Ticket Details For Conspiracy Museum
- Students and 60 + years of age: R$ 5
- Free for children under 7 and teachers are two groups of at least 20 students.
Conspiracy Museum Hours
- Ticket office closes at 5:20 p.m.
How to Reach Conspiracy Museum
- Drive to here.Ask locals for direction.
- Take a taxi.
- Ask locals for public transport information.
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22.85% of people who visit Ouro Preto include Conspiracy Museum in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
41.18% of people start their Conspiracy Museum visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Conspiracy Museum
73.33% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Conspiracy Museum
People normally club together Oratory Museum and Museum Of Science And Technology School Of Mines - Minerology Sector while planning their visit to Conspiracy Museum.