Famous Museums in Rio De Janeiro

Rio De Janeiro offers an interesting combination of famous as well as lesser-known museums for history buffs. You can visit some of the best museums in Rio De Janeiro 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 Rio De Janeiro that mentions everything from opening-closing timings, ticket prices, and address.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Rio De Janeiro:

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    Centro Cultural Banco Do Brasil

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Entertainment, Theatre

    Address: R. Primeiro de Marco, 66 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20010-000, Brazil

    Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Often referred to as simply CCBB, it is the cultural centre of Banco Do Brasil (Bank of Brazil) and is how the name translates in English. While it may seem unusual for a bank to have such a centre, t...Read more

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    Museu Historico Do Exercito E Forte De Copacabana

    Tags: Museum, History Museum

    Address: Praca Coronel Eugenio Franco n. 1 - Posto 6 | Posto 6, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Copacabana)

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

    The Historical Museum of the Army and Copacabana Fort is located at the end of the Copacabana beach. It was one a prominent defence post for Rio. Built in 1914,  the fort wall, the original struc...Read more

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    Museu Nacional De Belas Artes

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum

    Address: Avenida Rio Branco, 199 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro, 20040-008, Brazil

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

    The National Museum of Fine Arts in Rio de Janeiro was established in 1937 and remains as one of the most important institutions for Brazilian art and sculpture to this day. The museum only enriched i...Read more

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    Planetario Gavea

    Tags: Science Museum, Planetarium

    Address: Avenida Padre Leonel Franca, 240 Gávea, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22451-000, Brazil

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This is an ideal attraction for families with kids and for those interested in space and astronomy. The planetarium has a spaceship shaped museum called the Universe Museum that has 60 interactive dis...Read more

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    National Historical Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum

    Address: Praca Mal. Ancora, Centro Rio de Janeiro, 20021-200, Brazil

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    The Museu Historico Nacional as it is commonly referred to by the locals is one of the largest museums in the city. This national history museum is housed in a fort dating back to the latter half of t...Read more

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    Tags: Museum

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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    Rodrigo Costa

    Easy to visit, it is in front of a subway station and in many bus lines routes. Museum of first presidential official home and presidential Headquarters. Interesting architecture and design from the e...

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    Tags: Museum

    Timings: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
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    Jean-David Caprace

    A nice place with good modern art expositions. I appreciated several time the library with my son. Books for children can be consulted for free. Excellent ambiance.

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  8. # 8 of 10 Museums in Rio De Janeiro
    Aeroespacial Museum Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Timings: 09:30 am - 04:00 pm Details
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    Bianca Medaglia

    Amazing collection of historic aircrafts! Incredible, really! I didn't expect to see such iconic planes in impeccable conditions. And the museum's staff care so much, it's beautiful to see :) I sincer...

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  9. # 9 of 10 Museums in Rio De Janeiro
    National Museum Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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    Cibele Bustamante

    Impressive work is done here - with such little money. Kids will love the mummies and dinosaurs.

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    Tags: Museum

    Address: Praça Mauá, 1 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20081-262, Brazil

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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    Marcio Lena

    Loved the place! The museum is modern, cool and there are transcriptions in English and Spanish (and Portuguese, of course). Very informative and in some cases I felt being punched in the face. It rea...

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