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Museu Casa de Santos Dumont

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This museum, in the former summer residence of Alberto Santos Dumont, father of Brazilian aviation, is devoted to his life and career.
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Rua do Encanto, 22 _ Centro | Próximo ao Relógio das Flores, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25685-081, Brazil
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

We spent an amazing day because of our outstanding tour leader Flávio! We want to see Casa Stefan Zweig and Flávio had studied this spot and was able to give us a thorough review of this and all other places!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

The "museum" is the tiny house of Santos Dumont. Along with few curiosities the visit won't last 40 minutes. Should have more interesting things to see.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Historical place which was the real residence of Santos Dummond but with little informative valour for history buffs.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

This place is at the top of a hill and the steps are toggled, because Dumont was notoriously superstitious and needed everybody to climb left foot first. The house is tiny and has no kitchen, since the famous aviation pioneer had all his meals delivered...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Santos Dumont’s house exhibits a little bit of the inventive character of the father of aviation. This charming little place can’t be missed.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ludmilajf
Reviewed 24 March 2018

This multi-story home is delightful in architecture. The brief summary of his life points and a few legacy items are interesting. The location lacks parking. It is worth the small fee and the short time required

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

This summer home of one of the early inventors of airplanes (Wright brother era) was fun to see. He designed it, but it is just two small rooms. There was information about his life and inventions.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Natalie B
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Check out the creative, funny and beautiful house of the most memorable Brazilian inventor, Alberto Santos Dumont, who flows over Paris in 1906, being - for many - the real father of aviation. His house have 3 levels, a room where you can see videos...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Santos Dumont was an interesting character, and his house cum museum reflects that. Worth a visit if already in Petropolis.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank seteaum
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Santos Dumont is credited with raising interest in aviation with his inventive airships. This summer residence was designed with many features that were considered unusual for the times. He was of small stature and the home was designed for a short individual. Very creative use...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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