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Tis museum presents the Tiradentes uprising of which little is known in the United States. Holds remains of the revolutionaries except Tiradentes (drawn/ quartered/ and body parts distributed). The museum has multiple floors regarding period colonial life - heavy on religious objects. No photos allowed....More
Was intrigued with the name of the museum and the good reviews on TripAdvisor but was disappointed. There were signs in english but they were written in such a difficult way that we gave up. Thus the story of the betrayal was not really clear....More
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
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,
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
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.
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