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The Imperial Museum in Petrópolis, Brazil, is one of the most attractive cultural points of interest near Rio de Janeiro. Located in the town's historic center, the museum was once Emperor Pedro II's favorite residence. Today, it is one of the most...more
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Rua da Imperatriz 220 | Centro, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25610-320, Brazil
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All reviews brazilian history imperial family wooden floors summer palace dom pedro ii interesting history on display lovely palace rio de janeiro summer home major attractions no photos allowed ice skating historic building ticket booth period furniture great place to visit
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

No visit to Petropolis is complete without visiting the Imperial Museum. There's much on display here. Take your time. Look, read and learn. This is a well presented slice of Brazil's history in the local region.

Thank Tony K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful from start to finish. The grounds, the rooms inside, the history behind. A must see while in Petropolis

Thank mfgoldin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is worth the visit. The rooms are in a very good preservation state with period furniture and decorations. Also well historical information. The only thing I missed was a bit of information on the customs. Still recommend the visit. If you com on Thursday...More

Thank Henri_R_F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The question is? who visited the city of Petropolis, must visit this place. There are many curiosities about Emperor Dom Pedro, how he lived, etc ...

Thank Claudio M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Imperial Museum is pure Brazilian History. Every room you enter you learn a lot of how the imperial family used to live there. There so many paintings, jewels, furniture and objects belonging to this period. Don't miss the night light show that is amazing. (Buy...More

Thank Elias_Haddad
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Among the Brazilian museums, this is one of the most well kept. It displays a collection related to the former Brazilian Imperial Family, though some pieces did not belong to them or were brought from the official royal residence in Rio de Janeiro. Taking photos...More

Thank MauricioMendonca
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This museum is the Summer Palace of Dom Pedro II and a great place to visit for a step back into the days of the Brazilian Empire of Dom Pedro I & II from 1882 - 1889. The displays are very informative with explanations in...More

Thank PortAzor
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We arrived @ opening time (11 a.m.) on a busy Saturday morning, and missed the sign pointing towards tickets. We waited in line outside the museum for about 30 minutes waiting to get in, only to find out that we should have bought the tickets...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Seems well organized during our visit. Very interesting items on display that gave a sense of what life was like for the royal family more than a century ago.

Thank Mel C
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

To avoid bring conquered by Napoleon, the Portuguese emperor, family and court escaped to Brazil, arriving first in Rio and then establishing a cooler residence up in the mountains about 1-1 ½ hours away (in today’s cars) at a city they named Petropolis after Pedro...More

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