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Great Museum/Church

It was extraordinary to see one of Aleijadinho's biggests work. Aleijadinho was the architect of... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2016
uai-dinho
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Sao Paulo, SP
via mobile
Nice to get part of the local genius

But this museum isn't the most interesting thing to do in Ouro Preto.

Reviewed January 23, 2012
tiogegeca
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Ouro Preto, MG
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“Inexplicably Closed on A Saturday Afternoon”
May 1, 2016
“Great Museum/Church”
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Tue-Sat 8.30am-5pm, Sun 12pm-5pm
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Praca Antonio Dias, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

We tried to visit after lunch on a Saturday and the museum was closed. No signage; no explanation; no will be back soon.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

It was extraordinary to see one of Aleijadinho's biggests work. Aleijadinho was the architect of the Saint Francisco of Assis's Church, which now is this museum. The ceil artwork is to die for. The perspective was very well managed so the ceiling of the church...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank uai-dinho
Reviewed November 27, 2014

Some exhibits have been moved to St Francis of Assisi. Check online to see when it opens. Aleijadninho should not be missed; keep an eye out for his work, usually in wood or soapstone, everywhere!

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank EssexRiparian
Reviewed September 7, 2012

There is just one of two pieces really made by 'Aleijadinho'. The only piece I liked is one which shows how the golden columns at the churchs are made (covered with gold).

Date of experience: August 2012
2  Thank Carvalv
Reviewed June 26, 2012

The Museu do Aleijadinho is essentially a small annex to the Igreja Matriz de Nossa Senhora da Conceição. If you do not have a lot of time to spend in Ouro Preto, you should skip this. I expected many more works by Aleijadinho. In fact...More

Date of experience: June 2012
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Reviewed January 23, 2012

But this museum isn't the most interesting thing to do in Ouro Preto.

1  Thank tiogegeca
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