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Museu de Ciencias da Terra

Avenida Pasteur 404 | Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-255, Brazil
+55 (21) 2295-7596
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Undiscovered gem!

Well worth the visit and has nowhere near enough visitors! There is a massive room filled with... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2016
GeorgiaRSwift
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Interesting archives

The museum is located in a beautiful building, absolutelly worth going in. Free entrance. Great... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2016
Janine R
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19 Jun 2016
“Undiscovered gem!”
12 Jun 2016
“Interesting archives”
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Avenida Pasteur 404 | Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-255, Brazil
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Well worth the visit and has nowhere near enough visitors! There is a massive room filled with geological specimens, and a room dedicated to palaeontology. There is also a room about dinosaurs; however it is dimly lit. The exhibit on natural processes is also really...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

The museum is located in a beautiful building, absolutelly worth going in. Free entrance. Great collection of minerals and fossiles but do not expect world class standards. It is all very simple.

1  Thank Janine R
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Urca
Urca is one of the oldest areas in Rio. Known for its
incredible views of the city, the neighbourhood runs
along Guanabara bay, providing visitors with an
opportunity to watch the sunset from one of Rio’s
greatest natural treasures: Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de
Acucar). It is said that the locals in Urca are “bon
vivant,” which is one of the reasons the area attracts
people of all styles and ages. Urca is the perfect
...More
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