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“Excellent presentations and exhibitions.”
Review of Museum of Betrayal

Museum of Betrayal
Ranked #4 of 129 things to do in Ouro Preto
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: This museum of Brazilian history at Praca Tiradentes was at one time a prison.
Reviewed January 16, 2013

The entry cost is 8 Rs. It is worth it! The presentation is modern and clearly described in both Portuguese and English and an audio guide is also available in English. The upper floor has one of the best collections of 18th and 19th century furniture. All is wonderfully presented.

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Reviewed November 5, 2012

Whenever my husband and I visit a museum in Europe, we feel a little embarassed to compare how easy it is for us, portuguese speakers, to enjoy the complete experience through very well produced material for audio guides... and how far behind are brazilian museums in terms of that! But the Museum of Betrayal was a glad sight: we saw for the first time the use of audio guides in Brasil! So much more practical and enjoyable... Also I payed close attention to the english version of writen texts, they all seemed well researched and carefully thought, and so It must have been done the same way for the audio guide. Very detailed and illustrated, all kinds of information about Colonial Brazil and the Gold Cycle (specially the history of the insurrection of Tiradentes), beautifully renovated.

2  Thank gabizaninihoffmann
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Reviewed July 21, 2012

One of the best historical museums in Brazil, this former prison and onetime city hall has great interactive computer and television screen displays devoted to the history of the failed uprising of the Inconfidentes, life in colonial Tiradentes, slavery, and a number of other interesting topics. Other displays include period furniture, clothing, slaves' manacles, firearms, books, and gravestones, as well as works by Aleijadinho and Ataíde.

1  Thank RobertoAlbuquerque
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Reviewed February 16, 2012

Worthwhile a visit if in Ouro Preto. Easy to locate in the main square and has nice views over town.

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Reviewed January 23, 2012

The architecture and the atmosphere of the building is worth the visit.

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