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Abilio Barreto Historical Museum

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Neighborhood: Cidade Jardim
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Address: Av. Prudente de Morais, 202 | Cidade Jardim, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Phone Number:
31 3277 8573
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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120 years of Belo Horizonte

A surprisingly lovely museum, with a series of rooms devoted to different aspects of the city's history - nature, work, carnival, religion, prostitution, people - and so on. Very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 15, 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

A surprisingly lovely museum, with a series of rooms devoted to different aspects of the city's history - nature, work, carnival, religion, prostitution, people - and so on. Very imaginatively laid out, with much information also in English. The colonial house itself is very beautiful, and the shady garden around it, with a tram, a locomotive, statues, and so on,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2015

Another ingenious museum in Belo Horizonte. It is an open house-like building with lots of photos of Belo Horizonte's past. It is structured into different topics and there are descriptions in English too, which is not that common in BH. Everything is designed in a nice way. I feel like this visit helped me to understand the city -- and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2012

It's a farm house from where Belo Horizonte was born.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2011

Take a few hours to see this small but very well managed public museum. You are about to see how train trips were done in the tropics.

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