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Memorial Minas Gerais Vale

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Address: Praca da Liberdade | Corner Rua Gonçalves Dias, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 30140010, Brazil
Phone Number:
+55 31 3308 4000
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10:00 - 17:30
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Sun 10:00 - 15:30
Tue - Wed 10:00 - 17:30
Thu 10:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 17:30
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Defined as an EXPERIENCE MUSEUM, Memorial Minas Gerais Vale brings the soul...

Defined as an EXPERIENCE MUSEUM, Memorial Minas Gerais Vale brings the soul and traditions of Minas Gerais in an original and interactive way. Actual and virtual scenarios mix up to create experiences and sensations that take visitors from the 18th century to the 21st century.

Far from giving visibility only to the historical record, the Memorial puts present and past in direct contact, thus promoting other forms of bringing visitors closer to issues present throughout our times.

Opened in 2010, the building where Memorial Vale is located formally headquartered the Minas Gerais Treasury Department. The historical building dates back to 1897 and is the place where Belo Horizonte's foundation stone was set. The construction is listed by the Historical and Artistic Heritage Institute of Minas Gerais - IEPHA/MG.

The Memorial was created and is maintained by Vale through its Foundation, and is part of the Praca da Liberdade Cultural Circuit.

Visitation is open to everyone, free of charge

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with doors open until 6 p.m.

Thursday: from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., with doors open until 10 p.m.

Sunday: from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with doors open until 4 p.m.

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It is an amazing place to visit

I was there just for a coffee and stay there completely enchanted with all that my eyes could see... it´s a place YOU must consider to visit

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Claudia M
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Belo Horizonte, MG
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Belo Horizonte, MG
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was there just for a coffee and stay there completely enchanted with all that my eyes could see... it´s a place YOU must consider to visit

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Thank Claudia M
Belo Horizonte, MG
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit it whenever I´m nearby Liberdade Square (Praça da Liberdade): it´s across the street from Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (also a good place to visit there) and besides de art galleries, I recommend the coffee shop.

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You obviously need to have some interest in the place history to be here. They have displays of cultural interest and different activities throughout the year. The architectural style follows that of other buildings in Praça da Liberdade. Great to spend some time in.

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Thank Ronne M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

It was a very good choice to spend a couple hours, very well organized and very good information...but you need to understand Portuguese, the videos and audios are have no english translation.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have to say that I have traveled a lot and visited a lot of museums this one I can certify is a great choice! The best attractions are the opportunity to 'revive' a theater in their 1800 and sit in a room in the middle of a debate about inconfidencia mineira

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Thank Luiz Eduardo S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Each room here shows you a different aspect of Minas Gerais - art, culture, history, fashion, theatre and a delightful place for a snack.

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Thank Irene A
Belo Horizonte, MG
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Wonderful overview of the mining development at Minas Gerais State.Multimidia effects.Good collections.Well organized.

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Thank Marcio L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The building of the museum itself is already a great work of art. Inside, nice exhibitions. I liked best one that told me story of the city of Belo Horizonte.

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Thank Lucilene B
Belo Horizonte, MG
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

The museums around Praça da Liberdade are great. This one is about the history of Minas Gerais itself, and very moving to great extent.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

we enetered the building just because it was beautiful and then we walked in discovering all tematic rooms and they were amazing! All of them! We spent 3 hours and we didnt feel it because everything was perfect! Definitely a MUST SEE in Belo Horizonte!

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