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Museum of Modern Art

Avenida Infante Dom Henrique 85 | Parque do Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20021-140, Brazil
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An impressive collection of the likes of Picasso, Max Ernst, Rodin, Brancusi and other artists from Brazil and elsewhere is housed in this concrete and glass building in Flamengo Park.
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Avenida Infante Dom Henrique 85 | Parque do Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20021-140, Brazil
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Im not an expert in modern art. But modern art museums are usually full of pretty cool things for novices to appreciate. This didn't. Not only that but it didn't have much of anything. It was empty, of art and visitors. A complete waste of...More

Thank Massimo M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

There is currently very little to see here just a small temporary exhibition which feels lost in the space. No sign of any of the permanent collection.

Thank LDB65
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I was disappointed with the amount of art to see. The building seems to be able to accommodate a lot more than the three exhibits that were open when we went. The Gaudi/Barcelona exhibit was cool. Free on Wednesdays, so definitely worth stopping by then,...More

Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I have been told to visit this Museum by a Brazilian colleague but in fact I was quite surprised by the place and interesting building of the Alfonso Reidy architect huge that in fact looks like a huge concrete structure suspended on thin columnn that...More

Thank nonlodico
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Their exhibition had a lot of wonderful mid-century contemporary art that I very much enjoyed. There was also a visual installation it was extremely creative as well.

Thank lair12
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Don't go to this place with children. My 9 year old daughter touched a bronze piece on the lobby, close to the stair, with wasn't identified as untouchable. A man, on the other side of the lobby yelled at us for several minutes. It's a...More

Thank Ricardo L
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The MAM is the main museum of modern art in Rio de Janeiro. It is located in Flamengo, near the Sugar Loaf.

Reviewed 15 July 2016

Hosted in a beautifull building next to Santos Dumont airport and Marina da Gloria this museum is worth visiting. The last time I was there most exhibitions floor were closed and there wasn't much to see but just strolling around the building is a must...More

Thank cmayr
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Besides the view that is incredible and worth taking a bunch of pics , the master pieces presented inside are always really nice . I've been there three times and I want to there again. Maybe there should be even more art being displayed inside,...More

Thank Lauana D
Reviewed 1 June 2016

I just loved this museum of modern art with its numerous exhibitions over three floors. Do check out the Opiniao 65 exhibition which was very important in Rio in 1965. Just R$14.

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Downtown Rio is the place where this city was born.
With modern skyscrapers sharing space with historical
buildings and landmarks, this neighbourhood is living
proof that the old and the new can live together
harmoniously. As you would expect, downtown is where
all major companies house their offices. However, the
region isn’t restricted to businesses. Gems such like
the “Paço Imperial,” which is a cultural centre that
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Alissah H
21 May 2015|
Response from Daniele M |
Hi, Alissah! The ticket costs BRL R$14,00. Children and the elderly pay half price. More info on site.
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