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Museu de Sant'Ana

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A museum and the devotion to Saint Anna in colonial Brazil ...

At the historic colonial building of the former public jail of Tiradentes, dating of 1730, the... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Really nice to see a museum of this level in Brazil

Small museum Located in the city’s old prison which was nicely restored to hold the religious... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
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Rua Direita 93 | Centro Histórico, Tiradentes, State of Minas Gerais 36325-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

At the historic colonial building of the former public jail of Tiradentes, dating of 1730, the awesome "Museu de Sant'Anna" was inaugurated in 2014. The old jail was totally and beautifully restored and now houses 291 sculptures and images (from miniatures to great dimensions ones)...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Small museum Located in the city’s old prison which was nicely restored to hold the religious statues. The whole museum collection was donated by one passionated collector and her testimony about how and why she collected the pieces and later decided to create the museum...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 413flavias
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Tiny and cute museum only with Sant’anna images, donation of a private collection. As it was built at old prision of the city, one can also have an idea of this former function of the place. Tickets cost R$ 5,00/adult and our teens did not...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank adrijunq
Reviewed 8 February 2018

It is a museum entirely dedicated to Saint Ana, grandmother of Jesus, mother of the Virgin Mary. It is composed of 305 images, all donated by a woman that started collecting them whilst still a little girl. A modern museum, located in an old prison,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MariseCaetano
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Very modern and well prepared museum. In the heart of the city historical center. Its very peculiar because it is focused in only one sibject, but it goes deep in it. There is a superb coffe house inside of it in also a good gift...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank André M
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Personal collection of Holy art gathered in the past 40 years. Small statues of Sant'Ana, mother of Virgin Marry, that were worshiped in Brazil during the XVI to XVIII centuries.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

The old women's prison is now a jewel of a museum, housing 352 images of Saint Ann, the mother of Mary who is at her side learning to read. There are beautiful gilded images and there miniatures, finely crafted, surviving centuries in homes of mineiro...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Leona F
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Enchanting collection of Saint Ana status located in the old prison building. The whole building inside is modern but on the outside it maintain the traditional walls

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Henri_R_F
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is a very small (four rooms) museum, but worth the visit. It's very well maintained and built, and has a beautiful collection of Saint Annas. The building used to be the city prison, also worth the visit.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Ana K
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Small treasure in Tiradentes. Situated in an old jail, the museum is small but well organized and kept. Worth a visit

Date of experience: January 2017
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