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Museu De Artes & Oficios

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The building is fantastic!

The building is the first train station in the city! It is very well conserved and beautiful! The... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
Nathália P
Belo Horizonte, MG
Historical Heritage Well Preserved!

This is a good example that of how most of Brazilian museums should look like. The main purpose of... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2018
Marcelo M
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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In the city center of Belo Horizonte, in the old Central Station, you will find one of the most importants Brazilian museums: the Arts and Labor Museum. The exhibition rooms are located in two beautiful restored historical buildings and present a...more
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Praca Rui Barbosa 600 | Centro, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 30160-000, Brazil
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

The building is the first train station in the city! It is very well conserved and beautiful! The museum is very nice. It tells the history of not only the city but the country as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nathália P
Reviewed March 10, 2018

This is a good example that of how most of Brazilian museums should look like. The main purpose of this museum is to show how life used to be in Brazil during colonial and early independent empire times. All the artefacts are beautifully diplayed and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

A very interesting museum where you find a sample of every tools used by old mineiros and a faboulous and curious kitchen. There are also a lot of handcrafts objects collected during years by the founder of the museum. It is a must in Belo...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience. I keep visiting this museum With my children and it is always different. You can enjoy the beautiful architecture of the historical building; you may stop at the cafeteria for a cake. You will find amazing old objects used by the first dentists,...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

A must see and visit museum right at downtown BHZ if you're into history and antique. Several antique pieces tell a bit of the history in the state of Minas Gerais.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed January 24, 2016

Beautiful and pleasant place to learn about some state of Minas Gerais' profession. State of Minas Gerais is is famous for its delicious coffee and cheese bread. Stop by the museum's charming coffee place and ask for "cafezinho and pão de queijo". Great museum with...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

It's a very nice museum made out of an old train station, the train still works and is seen passing by behind the exhibitions. The exhibitions are all about the professions Brazilians hold during the colonial and imperial stages of the country, with descriptions, mannequins...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Felipe s
Reviewed April 8, 2015

We thought we would spend an hour, but found ourselves being told the museum was closing while we still had more to see! Great opportunity to learn how things used to be done on farms in the interior of the state of Minas Gerais--food, spirits,...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed August 11, 2014

A place where you can buy decent souvenirs from very simple and cheap but honest items to more expensive beautiful glass work

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank cojotent
Reviewed July 26, 2014

It was a rainy day in Belo Horizonte so I decided to visit the Museum of Arts and Crafts. Admission is free on Saturdays but they close at 5PM - The museum is full of extremely interesting artifacts created by man for specific purposes, most...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Frank d
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