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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
Rua da Imperatriz 220 | Centro, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25610-320, Brazil
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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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