Museu Casa De Santos Dumont

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: Rua do Encanto, 22 - Jacintinho, Petrópolis - RJ, 25685-081, Brazil, Petropolis
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +55-2422475222
  • Ticket Price: 5 BRL
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Family And Kids, Specialty Museum, Heritage Building

Museu Casa De Santos Dumont - Review

This French Alpine style summer residence of Alberto Santos Dumont, famous Brazilian inventor, balloonist and aviator, was built in 1918. He and others called the house ‘Enchanted’, after the name of the hill on which it stood. Inside, the house’s layout is highly efficient. The ground floor was a workshop and a scientific laboratory; the second floor has a mezzanine, a bedroom and bathroom; and a rooftop gazebo that served as an astronomy observatory. It was also the first house in Brazil to have running hot water for bathing. Beautifully eccentric, this is the kind of house most romantics dream of owning.

Museu Casa De Santos Dumont Information

  • Guided tours in Portuguese, English and Spanish.

Museu Casa De Santos Dumont Opening and Closing Hours

  • R$2.50- Children 7-10 years, students and seniors 60 to 64 years.
  • Free for under 6 and over 65.

How To reach Museu Casa De Santos Dumont by Public Transport

  • Take a taxi.
  • Drive to here, and ask locals for directions.
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TripHobo Highlights for Museu Casa De Santos Dumont

  • Museu Casa De Santos Dumont Address: Rua do Encanto, 22 - Jacintinho, Petrópolis - RJ, 25685-081, Brazil, Petropolis
  • Museu Casa De Santos Dumont Contact Number: +55-2422475222
  • Museu Casa De Santos Dumont Timing: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Museu Casa De Santos Dumont Price: 5 BRL
  • Best time to visit Museu Casa De Santos Dumont(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Museu Casa De Santos Dumont: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Petropolis include Museu Casa De Santos Dumont in their plan

  • 33.33% of people start their Museu Casa De Santos Dumont visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Museu Casa De Santos Dumont

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56.28% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Museu Casa De Santos Dumont

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  • Vale visitar. É a antiga casa de Santos Dumont! É bem interessante. It was Santos Dumont's house. Brazilians support he created the first airplane. He competes with the American brothers who suposily created the first one . It is impossible to determine who did it first. It became a museum. It is very cool. Kids will like.

  • It is good that they kept the unique design of Dumont's apartment intact. Definitely worth a look for a tourist. The short film on Dumont was interesting and so were the display's of some of his belongings.

  • Beautiful site with a rich history and gorgeous scale replicas of Santos' creations, and the original house designed by Santos Dumont himself. The entrance fee is decent, and they offer a video (with English subtitles) that tells the true story of Mr. Dumont. This is a must-visit site for fans of aviation history. Keep in mind the stairs are steep (which is part of the original history of the house), but there is an elevator available for people who have difficulty.

  • Great a place to visit. The house is small but it presents you about the Santos Dumont simplicity and geniality.

  • the first fly! This guy was very eccentric and his house proves it! A unique way of living. Make sure you watch the video.

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