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Museum of Art of Rio Grande do Sul

Praca da Alfandega, s/n | Centro, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90010-150, Brazil
+55 (51) 3227-2311
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Ranked #22 of 128 attractions in Porto Alegre
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
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Porto Alegre, RS
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85 reviews 85 reviews
60 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The MARGS is a small museum, although it is the most impostant in the city. The collection is not permanently on show, which is a pity. The temporary exhibits are usually of good quality. The building is not adequated for a museum, but the location is pretty good, in the middle of the Alfandega Square, centrally located..

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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148 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

It is probably one of the biggest and more complete museum at the south of Brazil. It does have art work from many of the greatest artist from this part of the country, including Karen Lambrecht and others. Also the building is very beautiful and relatively well maintained for the last few years.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

It is located in downtown and have many activities for the artistic community of Porto Alegre. It also offer some exhibitions and have a nice collection of arts

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Ottawa, Canada
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112 reviews 112 reviews
28 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

Very good art in different media from all over the state is on display here. Entrance is free of charge.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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290 attraction reviews
1,515 helpful votes 1,515 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

What a great surprise this cute collection of modern contemporary art, mainly from local artists.

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porto alegre
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39 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012 via mobile

Such a great museum! Cozy and beautiful. It's worth a visit even because it's close to Santander Cultural, another great spot to visit in Porto Alegre.

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Guelph, Canada
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

Really enjoyed visiting it, especially with my Portoallegrense friends - it is better with the locals!

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