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Historical Heritage Well Preserved!

This is a good example that of how most of Brazilian museums should look like. The main purpose of... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
Marcelo M
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Museum of Art and handcraft

A very interesting museum where you find a sample of every tools used by old mineiros and a... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Belo Horizonte, MG
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In the city center of Belo Horizonte, in the old Central Station, you will find one of the most importants Brazilian museums: the Arts and Labor Museum. The exhibition rooms are located in two beautiful restored historical buildings and present a...more
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

This is a good example that of how most of Brazilian museums should look like. The main purpose of this museum is to show how life used to be in Brazil during colonial and early independent empire times. All the artefacts are beautifully diplayed and...More

Thank Marcelo M
Reviewed 8 November 2017

A very interesting museum where you find a sample of every tools used by old mineiros and a faboulous and curious kitchen. There are also a lot of handcrafts objects collected during years by the founder of the museum. It is a must in Belo...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience. I keep visiting this museum With my children and it is always different. You can enjoy the beautiful architecture of the historical building; you may stop at the cafeteria for a cake. You will find amazing old objects used by the first dentists,...More

Thank medderma
Reviewed 12 July 2017

A must see and visit museum right at downtown BHZ if you're into history and antique. Several antique pieces tell a bit of the history in the state of Minas Gerais.

Thank GBarboza
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Beautiful and pleasant place to learn about some state of Minas Gerais' profession. State of Minas Gerais is is famous for its delicious coffee and cheese bread. Stop by the museum's charming coffee place and ask for "cafezinho and pão de queijo". Great museum with...More

Thank mfaf
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

It's a very nice museum made out of an old train station, the train still works and is seen passing by behind the exhibitions. The exhibitions are all about the professions Brazilians hold during the colonial and imperial stages of the country, with descriptions, mannequins...More

Thank Felipe s
Reviewed 8 April 2015

We thought we would spend an hour, but found ourselves being told the museum was closing while we still had more to see! Great opportunity to learn how things used to be done on farms in the interior of the state of Minas Gerais--food, spirits,...More

Thank Katherine A
Reviewed 11 August 2014

A place where you can buy decent souvenirs from very simple and cheap but honest items to more expensive beautiful glass work

Thank cojotent
Reviewed 27 July 2014

It was a rainy day in Belo Horizonte so I decided to visit the Museum of Arts and Crafts. Admission is free on Saturdays but they close at 5PM - The museum is full of extremely interesting artifacts created by man for specific purposes, most...More

Thank Frank d
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Very good museum, good collection of material related with old professions. Good to take the kids, so they can understand that not so much time ago (50, 60 years ago...) the live was very different.

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