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Address: SCS Lote 2 | Eixo Monumental, Brasilia, Federal District 70310-000, Brazil
Phone Number: (61) 3325-5220

Tue-Sun 9am-6.30pm

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If not for the exposition, visit it for the architecture.

At the time I was in visiting Brasilia, the Museum was exposing a Photographic exposition. It was very interesting, but I recommend overall this place as a architectural visit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Patrick D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the time I was in visiting Brasilia, the Museum was exposing a Photographic exposition. It was very interesting, but I recommend overall this place as a architectural visit. The insides are as interesting as the outside look of a planet or spaceship. Indeed entering it fills the experience of exploring Oscar's Niemeyer Architecture. Just outside it it's also a... More 

Thank Patrick D
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

We came here and there were 3 exhibits at the same time. We like all the three: Marianne Peretti, the Jean-François Rauzier picture creations and Acqua. I hope they keep organizing high quality art exhibits such as this one in the future. The place lacks a café where you could come, sit and enjoy the building a little more.

Thank MoJ4
Campos dos Goytacazes, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

If you went to the National Congress, certainly you go to the National Museum because it's very near. There are many kinds of art.

Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

I really like the architecture of the building but I didn't find a lot of interesting arts inside. If you have much time to spend in Brasilia then this museum is good to visit but if your time is limited then I would surely recommend you to skip it.

Thank Fahmi M
Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Located on Eixo Monumental, this concrete building is half a sphere stucked to the ground, surrounded by a circular ramp. Seen from the outside, the set recalls Saturn and its rings. As to the inside, if you've got time, have a go.

Thank simoneabcoutinho
Ede, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

This museum, designed by Oscar Niemeyer, is located close to the National Cathedral, so a visit to both is easy to do in one day, especially because the museum is not that big and it also serves as a library.

Thank Joop V
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

It's open later (til 6:30) than most of the other sites so a visit would be easy to add to your day. The exterior is interesting but the interior soars! There were three exhibits at the time of my visit: photography from the 1950s (good selection, well presented), contemporary photography (not my taste), and Soviet posters from WWII (with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Wonderful architecture, great and creative exhibits highlighting Brazilian and local artists of note.

Thank Ken H
Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

I just visited the outside of the building but like the surroundings and buildings a lot, typical Oscar Niemeyer architecture

Thank Richards_remarks
Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Big space with little to show. There is some art but not something befitting a country as vast and varied as Brazil.

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