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Museu De Arte Da Pampulha

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Avenida Dr. Otacilio Negrao de Lima, 16.585 | Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 31365-450, Brazil
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 November 2013

This little museum was not design as such, but to be a casino. The building was design back in the 40s when the whole Pampulha complex was design by the most famous Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, then at the beginning of his career. The area...More

1  Thank JuPereira
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Reviewed 22 April 2012

Such a nice museum, such poor use of it. The space was designed by Niemeyer as part of Pampulha and it was originally intended to be a casino. Nowadays it is a modern art museum, but often times the place is completely empty. When you...More

2  Thank EdwardRM
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

If you are around Pampulha (see Igreja de São Francisco da Pampulha), this is a must. The building is a project by Oscar Niemeyer and was a casino until 1949. It is now a Museum, but the assets is seldon shown. But is is worthwhile...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

The Pampulha -branch of a wine wine flowers- Modern Art Complex in Belo Horizonte, Brazil is an extraordinary example of how prolific architect Oscar Niemeyer was in capability of conceiving art and art works. The whole complex is an outdoor museum in itself, but its...More

Thank nelsoncerq
Reviewed 17 December 2017

At no fault of the people working at the Museum, it's fallen to hard times, what a shame, it would have been a lovely place in its hey day and still has so much to offer if it could be saved, lovely location and beautiful...More

Thank Roxxy G
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Located on the banks of the Pampulha Lagoon. This beautiful Niemeyer building has a small café, a small auditorium and hosts art exhibitions.

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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

exhibts are rare, and most of the time the museum is completely empty. the building itself is not pretty at all. getting there is super dificult too. there are better things to do on the lake, do don't bother.

Thank John D
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We made a special trip to visit the museum only to find that it was closed due to a private function. Not that there would have been much to see – there didn’t seem to be any art or exhibitions inside. It appears that exhibitions...More

Thank Alexinmelbourne
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Amazing place, peaceful... Theater with perfect acoustics, wonderful experience. Simple and small cafe with delight cheese bread. If you are lucky you see "Capybaras" in the museum garden.

Thank mfaf
Reviewed 22 November 2015

This is a small museum and is worth the time if you are visiting in the Pampulha area of Belo Horizonte. The museum as quoted by other writers was designed by Oscar Niemeyer, a famous architect, so it is a must see if you are...More

Thank GAntonio
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

The building was designed by the famous architect Oscar Niemeyer. It is very beautiful with its dynamic architecture bob architecture and the surroundings are nice but the art is very poor.

Thank Sheila N
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Nice building, but there was not a lot of pieces of art: the exhibition was very weak. It's too difficult to get in the museum, you have to walk a lot or take a cab.

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