Rio Museu Nacional de Belas Artes

Highly recommended
The National Museum of Fine Art boasts 18 000 exhibits, making it the largest museum in the country. Here, you can admire works by Brazilian masters from the 19C (Victor Mereilles, Pedro Américo etc) and 20C (Maria Leontina, Iberê Camargo etc), as well as a fine series of paintings by Eugène Boudin. Contemporary artists are also represented, most notably, engravings by Carlos Oswald. The collection of engravings on display is one of the largest in Brazil.

Useful information

Address:

Avenida Rio Branco 199 Rio-de-Janeiro

Phone:

+55 21 3299-0600

Price:

8 BRL

Opening hours

Tue-Fri 10am-6pm, weekends and Bank Hols 1pm-6pm (ticket counter 30min earlier)

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