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Museu Oscar Niemeyer

Address: Rua Marechal Hermes, 999 | Centro Civico, Curitiba, State of Parana 80530 230, Brazil
Phone Number: +55(41)33504400
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Ranked #2 of 187 things to do in Curitiba
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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Type: Museums
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Spectacular building, excellent displays of models of other Niemeyer buildings, and then on the top floor there are individual exhibitions. Bit biased because I love Niemeyer but it's an awesome building.

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Curitiba, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Along with Niemeyer's spaceship-like museum in Niteroi, this is one of my favorite museums, architecturally speaking. The quality of the exhibitions varies a lot. The better exhibitions draw long lines but you'll never be disappointed, especially given the low admission charge. Within the permanent collection check out the basement housing models and brief write-ups of other famous Niemeyer buildings. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Oscar Niemeyer is one of the most famous architechts in the world and this museum is another one of his master pieces. Worth for a picture!

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Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This is a great museum to visit as it has an eclectic mix of exhibits not just art... there was a mix of architecture, photography (the Salgado Genesis exhibition was exceptional... possibly the best photography exhibition I have ever seen), modern art, local stuff and a little old school art too. We had to hurry a little so i think... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We wanted especially to see this awesome building (from the outside) but eventually we went inside and had the surprise of our trip, since the main exhibition was the work of a local sculptor named J. Turin. We had never even heard of him and were quite impressed.

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Wish I had gotten to stay longer - we got there just before they were closing. Beautiful photography exhibits, and lots of other unique stuff as well. Interesting building itself too.

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Curitiba, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

A really nice museum, with interesting collections and a splendid architecture. I think it is really worth the visit, as much as it is a really cheap museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I liked everything there, so if visiting Curitiba drop by the Botanic Garden, you can be sure you will love that place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

AKA Museu do Olho - Museum of the eye - for its massive eye like building in the front. The art inside is amazing and they always have some good exhibition going on. Been to Frida Kahlo an Escher - now they're having one on Jaime Lerner that if you like architecture is right up your alley (unfortunately I'll miss... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is definitely a trip that shouldn't be missed for travelers to Curitiba. Oscar Niemeyer's body of work is displayed, and a great number of art works and installations can be seen.

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