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Instituto Moreira Salles

Rua Marques de Sao Vicente 476 | Gavea, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22451-044, Brazil
21 3284-7400
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Rua Marques de Sao Vicente 476 | Gavea, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22451-044, Brazil
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Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

The house and its architecture are wonderful, the garden and the pool as well. A hidden treasure in the middle of a million city. Very calm atmosphere and we visited a very nice photography expo. Wander in the gardens and and the visit with a...More

Thank Sophie F
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Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Too few people know about the Instituto Moreira Salles. Probably one of the most amazing spots in Rio. Incredible house with fantastic exhibitions. Photography installation and contemporary video from the most important connections of the world. The house itself is a jewel. Take the time...More

Thank Emmanuel S
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

Great modern art museum in a leafy neighbourhood of Rio. The building and its grounds are worth the visit. Add to that a carefully curated exhibitions and you got a winner. If you have the 'luck' to be in Rio in one of those tropical...More

Thank Constantinos T
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Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

A fantastic experience! Small gallery set on a historic modernist Brazilian family home from the 50-60ies. Beautifully set exhibitions...

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Reviewed October 19, 2016

I think it is amazing to have such a house (a big one) in Rio de Janeiro, dedicated to the culture, the Art, in a nice "arrondissement" of Rio, Gávea, with a river that comes from the hills, clean water, so beautiful...The Exhibitions of Brazilian...More

Thank PatriciaBretas
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

It´s a beautiful 50s building within Mata Atlantica. It has Burle Marx gardens. It´s been house of the embassador Walter Moreira Sales and now it´s na art museum that additionally administrates its private collection. There is also a small bistrô and a art bookstore.

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Reviewed September 21, 2016

We saw a exhibit of contemporary photographer with 4 different views of Brasil. The institute is located in a previous private residence which itself is very interesting from an architectural point of view.

Thank Henri_R_F
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Reviewed August 4, 2016

In the green borough of Gavea in Rio de Janeiro, a large private home built in the 50's was turned into a public museum with several art galleries and a movie screening hall. Low key, but extremelycarefully chosen collections of photographs, sculptures, popular crafts can...More

Thank Leona F
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Reviewed July 28, 2016

The stylish mansion from the 1950s has become a wonderful cultural center. It is more than worth taking some hours to visit - there is always a couple of good exhibits - and even having lunch there. It is all beautiful.

Thank Luiz P
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Reviewed June 29, 2016

Great exhibitions, film sessions and beautiful place that are worth the visit. The former residence of the banker Walter Moreira Salles is a fine example of modern Brazilian architecture. An interesting detail is that the door handles have been shaped to fit the hand of...More

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