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Imperial Museum

Rua da Imperatriz 220 | Centro, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25610-320, Brazil
+55 24 2245-5550
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Rua da Imperatriz 220 | Centro, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25610-320, Brazil
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+55 24 2245-5550
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you go all the way to Petropolis you MUST go to the Imperial Museum occupied by the son of the King of Portugal and has some very good historical pieces and information in both Portuguese and a English.

Thank GeoffMills
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A worth-while visit when in Petropolis (120 Km from Rio de Janeiro). Get to learn a part of the history of Rio and Brasil and enjoy this very well preserved construction building together with all the furniture and amenities from the old times.

Thank Jose Rafael L
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The imperial palace from the outside is not really impressive, then again it was only the emperor's summer retreat.... inside however, you get a good impression of how the royal family lived back in those days. The collection includes apart from antiques furniture and clothing,...More

1  Thank 960maartenr
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Because during summertime Rio de Janeiro is very hot, the emperor Dom PEDRO II. stayed with his family in Petropolis. He founded the village, located within a lovely hilly landscape, and engaged a German architect to construct his summer residence and the village. After his...More

Thank fijomo
Reviewed 31 March 2017

My partner and I visited this Imperial Museum on my first visit to Petropolis. Good bit of history associated with this Palace. Good on you Don Pedro II for spending six months of your year here in Petropolis. I was in Brasil only one month...More

2  Thank Rechinout
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Nice museum to look around. Gardens are very pretty as well. Gives a good insight into Brazilian history

Thank St_matty
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A fun visit for adults and children and a chance to learn some interesting facts about Brazilian history. Situated in beautiful Petropolis, a lovely mountain town it is definitely worth a visit by car or by bus.

Thank Leona F
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The museum tells the history of the royal family in Brazil. The house is huge and beautiful, well preserved with the original furniture.

Thank Frederico A
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed seeing all the historic garments, accessories, furniture and paintings they display there. You have to wear slippers they provide inside the museum, which is eccentric, but it helps to maintain the place. The only thing is that you can get dizzy once all...More

Thank Paula F
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place. Very well preserved with good collection. Former summer house of the Imperial Family, it is worth the visit. Paintings, jewelry, furniture, china... each room is set as the original.

Thank Branca2016
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Katia P
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28 April 2017|
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R$ 10,00 a inteira
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