Famous Museums in Ouro Preto

Ouro Preto offers an interesting combination of famous as well as lesser-known museums for history buffs. You can visit some of the best museums in Ouro Preto to understand local history better. Some places may give you a glimpse of the past whereas some may introduce you to different aspects of the city including its art or heritage. Check this detailed list of famous museums in Ouro Preto that mentions everything from opening-closing timings, ticket prices, and address.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Ouro Preto:

  1. #1 of 4 Museums in Ouro Preto
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    Conspiracy Museum

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Praca Tiradentes, 139 - Centro, Ouro Preto - MG, 35400-000, Brazil

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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 execute...Read more

  2. #2 of 4 Museums in Ouro Preto
    Museum Of Science And Technology School Of Mines - Minerology Sector

    Tags: Museum, Science Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Praca Tiradentes, 20 - Centro, Ouro Preto - MG, 35400-000, Brazil

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details

    The School of Mines was founded in 1875, By the French scientist Claude Henri Gorceix. Ever since then it has been enriched by donations every year by students and teachers and visitors. It is now one...Read more

  3. #3 of 4 Museums in Ouro Preto
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    Oratory Museum

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Adro da Igreja do Carmo, 28, Ouro Preto - MG, 35400-000, Brazil

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Oratories are small altarpieces that have a particular use. They are artifacts that began in the Middle Ages. Brought to Brazil by Portuguese colonizers, over the centuries they became part of the reg...Read more

  4. #4 of 4 Museums in Ouro Preto
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    Aleijadinho Museum

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Praca de Antonio Dias, 9 - Antonio Dias, Ouro Preto - MG, 35400-000, Brazil

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Aleijadinho was a master colonial architect who specialized in Baroque and Rococo styles. This museum, opened in 1968, was named after him. It is a collection of his works, as well as other associated...Read more