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Address: Avenida Epitacio Pessoa 2480 | Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number:
(21) 3202-8550
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14:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sun 14:00 - 18:00
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Tue-Sun 2pm-6pm

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Wonderful house and collection, great small garden, and personal tours

Had private tour supervised by Vanderlea Regina de Paiva, administrator/Manager of this house museum, articles are not labeled but "docent" explained or helped label most of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had private tour supervised by Vanderlea Regina de Paiva, administrator/Manager of this house museum, articles are not labeled but "docent" explained or helped label most of the important or interesting pieces. Each group gets a private tour with docent to talk about the pieces, set in their cabinet's or rooms, for example the Green room, Oriental room, with red lacquered... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

...this is a must see. The house full of lovingly collected treasures has only been open to public visits for 2 years. A well informed member of staff takes each visitor on a private tour of Eva Klabin's house. Each room has a different theme. There's a renaissance hall with Italian paintings and artefacts, an English sitting room where Klabin... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015

at the recommendation of a friend I went to this formerly private house, turned museum, and was very impressed. I was the only visitor and for 10 BR I got a private tour for over an hour. I loved all the details and the very eclectic taste of the founder. The place is pretty much the way she left it... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

This was the private residence of Eva Klabin, a wealthy art collector and a grand hostess in Rio during the late 20th century. Her parents were Lithuanian immigrants to Brazil; they built extremely successful business', and Eva went on to build a collection of over 1000 pieces of paintings, sculpture, silver, china, and furniture that span art history from the... More 

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