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Ecomuseu de Itaipu

Avenida Tancredo Neves 6001 | Itaipú, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85867-000, Brazil
+55 45 3529-2892
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A large historical record of the region, its people and the construction of the Dam.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
30 May 2017
“Travel by the history of the region”
10 Sep 2017
“Cheap museum”
Avenida Tancredo Neves 6001 | Itaipú, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85867-000, Brazil
+55 45 3529-2892
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Ok to spend a little time to get to know more about the dam. I went on a Saturday and it was even free. Normal entrance is 12 reales.

Thank Anna_c_jansson
Reviewed 30 May 2017

It's surprising. Lots of interaction, lots of history. Beautiful mockups of the region. Besides, it is possible to talk with the retired workers who participated in the construction of the ITAIPU Plant.

Thank Leonardo P
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We went to the Ecomuseum because we were interested in the ecological impact of the Itaipú Dam. We expected to find answers to our questions because of the name "Ecomuseum" and because it was recommended to go there if you're wondering about the controversial impact...More

Thank lenisandu
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We had no time to go to bird park,but instead of that we went for visiting the museum.it was not bad to spend the time there

Thank mehdirani
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We visited after touring Itaipu dam and the bio refuge. This didn't really add anything to our visit to the dam complex and could have given it a miss. It isn't a bad place so by all means don't avoid the place if you have...More

Thank johnstoj
Reviewed 10 January 2015

It has a little bit of the history about the city and its beginning, you can also appreciate some local art and take some nice pics simulating you are inside the hydroelectric dam. Worth the visit!

Thank Carlos M
Reviewed 15 November 2014

Its only after visiting this museum that we understood how the Itaipu dam worked, and how it affected the surrounding country. We had a really great guide, Renato Furtak.

Thank Jacob K
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Had explanation and exhibit of some old machines used. It was interesting for us while we waited for our Special tour to start. It was very empty, we got to chat with people working there. Its a small museum, you'd go if you have time...More

Thank cutebabymary
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Know that Lake buried one of the wonders of the world? The "7 Quedas" lie beneath the waters. Waters that drowned thousands of monkeys, jaguars, trees ... The environmental damage it may be necessary for industrial development but it is a real shame.

Thank daniel h
Reviewed 29 August 2014

This is a small museum. It shows mainly in pictures (does have english text) the history of the area - with particular reference to the construction of the Itaipu Dam and the people of the area (there are some (stuffed) animals near the exit. It...More

Thank rjsFootscrayWest
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