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Arts & Crafts Museum

Praca Rui Barbosa 600 | Centro, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 30160-000, Brazil
+55(31) 3248-8600
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Art Museums
Description: Tue,Fri 12pm-7pm, Wed, Thu 12pm-9pm, Sat-Sun 11am-5pm
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

It was a rainy day in Belo Horizonte so I decided to visit the Museum of Arts and Crafts. Admission is free on Saturdays but they close at 5PM - The museum is full of extremely interesting artifacts created by man for specific purposes, most of the practical, as well as many artistic forms and photographs. The collection is divided... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Very good museum, good collection of material related with old professions. Good to take the kids, so they can understand that not so much time ago (50, 60 years ago...) the live was very different.

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Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
59 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013 via mobile

There are not enough superlatives to describe this wonderful collection of arts and crafts covering hundreds of years of progress in pre industrial development in Brazil. The displays are housed in two beautifully restored railway station buildings on either side of tracks that are still in use daily by commuter, freight and long distance passenger trains. Doesn't open before noon,... More

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Belo Horizonte, MG
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

One of the best museum in Brazil. There is all kind of activities from Minas Gerais and it is a beautiful place to visit

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Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Interesting displays of old tools and machines, but with mainly Portuguese information it was difficult to really appreciate. Lovely building. Only $4 to enter so well worth an hour of time.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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79 reviews 79 reviews
25 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

Its in the city's municipal park. All sorts of arts and crafts. A bit pricey but great quality!

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

It-s nice museum but should have an easy acess by car and need a near parking lot to get there it s dangerous place .

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Nanaimo, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012 via mobile

This was really a surprisingly good attraction. It is in a beautifully restored old train station with also a nice courtyard. The displays are vry interesting showing how sugar is made and how caçhaca is made among many other things. They have bathed lots of old equipment and show how it was used. It really was very interesting in a... More

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