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National Museum of the Brazilian Republic

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Love the Building, but Not Much Inside

Another increasingly iconic landmark of Brasilia, the National Museum is hard to miss! The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ASU_DrK
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Phoenix, Arizona
Interesting architecture

With wide catwalks and modern architecture, it feels like you are in a Bond film. Interesting for a... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2019
Vanessa M
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Uberlandia, MG
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“ramps”(3 reviews)
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Tue-Sun 9am-6.30pm
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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SCS Lote 2, Brasilia, Federal District 70070-150, Brazil
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+55 61 3325-5220
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another increasingly iconic landmark of Brasilia, the National Museum is hard to miss! The building and surrounding plaza are perfectly scaled to give the sense of utter massiveness! A person feels minuscule as they approach this gigantic spaceship-like structure, and as you mount the ramp...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed March 18, 2019

When I was there, it was mostly empty. The admission was free, but I pretty much got what I paid for. I am no art expert, but it all looked pretty second rate to me. What I say did not rate a visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank NoneColumbus
Reviewed January 27, 2019

With wide catwalks and modern architecture, it feels like you are in a Bond film. Interesting for a quick visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Vanessa M
Reviewed January 20, 2019

Amazing structure. Only had 1 exhibition in upper gallery (downstairs main space empty- Jan 2019). Free entry and worth checking building out if your going past

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

It is very unusual place with very specific architecture, which create unusual atmosphere inside. It is hard to imagine better place for art exhibition.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank migan1669DG
Reviewed December 6, 2017

The building has something. It works as a gallery space by being interesting enough, very functional and not dominating the art work. We saw the personal collection Sergio Carvalho, Contraponto, and it was excellent. The man has taste and understands art. Catch it while you...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Christian K
Reviewed December 4, 2017

I already visited the museum a lot. I like the tranquility, photographers and visitors aprecianting... is very cool :)

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank carvalhobeca
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Just across the street from the Metropolitan cathedral, the museum is worth a visit once you are there. The architecture is very appealing. It seemed to me like the museum doesn’t have a permanent collection, therefore you will see whatever they have as their temporary...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank EG71
Reviewed July 14, 2017

As an architect, I love the way this building fits in with the simple modernist features of the whole city. Having no big signs around, the building opens up like a puzzle. Unfortunately the circular inside could be better utilized and better lit somehow. But...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank icouldiwill
Reviewed March 13, 2017

If you really like so called art then by all means visit this museum. For me a pile of sticks or a ball on a slide or a pile of paper airplanes in a heap n the floor does not really constitute art but then...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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