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Museum of Betrayal

Praca Tiradentes 139, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
+55 31 3551 1121
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One of the few museums in Brazil

The exhibition shows the history of Ouro Preto which is defined by the slavery of African people... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denis S
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A lovely learning experience.

Great place to learn the history of the ones that fought for the independence of Brazil. Amazing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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This museum of Brazilian history at Praca Tiradentes was at one time a prison.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Praca Tiradentes 139, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The exhibition shows the history of Ouro Preto which is defined by the slavery of African people who were brought here in order to work in the mines. its has a variety of paintings, sculptures, antique furniture etc. Definitely worth a visit when you are...More

Thank Denis S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to learn the history of the ones that fought for the independence of Brazil. Amazing pieces and great explanation.

Thank FlyingTuga
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

There is so much history surrounding this city ,,so you must as a tourist visit as much locations as you can ,there are many tour guides out side who can also speak English ,so give them your time,,! Good people,

Thank cathalmacdomhnaill
Reviewed September 30, 2017

You may as well have a look round for an hour but remember you will not be able to take any pictures.

Thank mikeazzo
Reviewed August 30, 2017

This is definitely somewhere worth visiting, especially the upstairs galleries which house some truly beautiful carvings and statues. However, it's BR10 to enter, which although not a huge amount of money, it's only after you've paid that they tell you they don't have the audio...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Gives good insights into the Portuguese colonial past of Ouro Preto in particular and Brazil in general, including the struggle for independence. Good museum for local standards, but that's not too hard to achieve.

Thank seteaum
Reviewed June 21, 2017

For those of us visiting from other countries, this museum gave us a good understanding of the Inconfidencia and the events that led to it. The people involved and their efforts were a view into the historical mindset of colonial Brazil. We felt it improved...More

Thank ed-TO
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Good displays, interesting, and the outside is really beautiful. Worth going to visit when you're in the area.

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Really worth the entrance fee. Well organized, good description for all items on display. Sadly one cant take pictures without special permit.

Thank Hefaistos68
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

An important historic landmark, worth the visit to find out about the political history of the town. I did find that the information wasn't very complete, maybe it would be worth having a guide

Thank Teresa C
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