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Museu de Cera de Petropolis

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Address: Rua Barao do Amazonas, 35 | Centro, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25685-070, Brazil
Phone Number: +55(24) 2249-1595
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My husband and I decided to visit it because of the reviews we read here. It is an absurd to compare it to the Madame Tussaud's in London and NY. In this wax museum you will find... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 14, 2013
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Brazil
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157 reviews 157 reviews
25 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Is very small and overpriced for what it offers. Out of focus, a mix of brazilian historical figures ( Santos Dumont, Princess Isabel and D. Pedro) , with hollywood movie stars and gangsters (Dilma and Lula) Not worthy.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

My husband and I decided to visit it because of the reviews we read here. It is an absurd to compare it to the Madame Tussaud's in London and NY. In this wax museum you will find mainly fiction characters such as Batman, Superman, Jack Sparrow. Thumbs up for Gilberto Gil, D. Pedro II and princess Isabel. Nice try for... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

It's still a very small and new wax museum but it is uncommon for brazilians and definitely is worth a visit.

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Partly our own fault for mis-translating, but this 'museum' is over-priced and under informative: there are a few was-works, if they had been of people of historical or cultural importance to Brazil/South America, with information about them this would have been good, as it is they are mostly Hollywood figures with no information.

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