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Address: Praca Antonio Dias - sacristia da Matriz N.S. da Conceicao, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400000, Brazil
Phone Number: (31) 3551-4661
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Tue-Sat 8.30am-5pm, Sun 12pm-5pm

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Nice to get part of the local genius

But this museum isn't the most interesting thing to do in Ouro Preto.

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2012
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Essex Coast
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Some exhibits have been moved to St Francis of Assisi. Check online to see when it opens. Aleijadninho should not be missed; keep an eye out for his work, usually in wood or soapstone, everywhere!

Thank EssexRiparian
Salvador, BA
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

There is just one of two pieces really made by 'Aleijadinho'. The only piece I liked is one which shows how the golden columns at the churchs are made (covered with gold).

1 Thank Carvalv
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

The Museu do Aleijadinho is essentially a small annex to the Igreja Matriz de Nossa Senhora da Conceição. If you do not have a lot of time to spend in Ouro Preto, you should skip this. I expected many more works by Aleijadinho. In fact only about 10 items appeared to be directly attributed to him. The vast majority of... More 

5 Thank RMFglobal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

But this museum isn't the most interesting thing to do in Ouro Preto.

1 Thank tiogegeca

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