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Abilio Barreto Historical Museum

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Jul 21, 2017
“The museum to see for the history of the creation of this modern city”
Jul 11, 2017
“A must see museum!”
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Avenida Prudente de Morais 202 | Cidade Jardim, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 30380-002, Brazil
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Reviewed July 21, 2017

I enjoyed seeing the early diagrams and charts of the first settlers to this part of a little explored continent. I enjoyed both the old house, the new modern annex, and the park-like grounds.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

A must see museum right at downtown BHZ. It preserves the history of Belo Horizonte city and its population.

Date of experience: June 2017
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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,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank davidchirico68
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...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Krzysztof B
Reviewed May 29, 2012

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

Date of experience: May 2012
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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.

Date of experience: December 2010
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