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Memorial Minas Gerais Vale

Praca da Liberdade 640 | Corner Rua Gonçalves Dias, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 30140-010, Brazil
+55 31 3308-4000
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Very good museum.

Wonderful overview of the mining development at Minas Gerais State.Multimidia effects.Good... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2016
Marcio L
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Belo Horizonte, MG
Good way to know the history of Belo Horizonte

The building of the museum itself is already a great work of art. Inside, nice exhibitions. I liked... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2016
Lucilene B
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Porto Alegre, RS
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Defined as an EXPERIENCE MUSEUM, Memorial Minas Gerais Vale brings the soul and traditions of Minas Gerais in an original and interactive way. Actual and virtual scenarios mix up to create experiences and sensations that take visitors from the 18th century to the 21st century. Far from giving visibility only to the historical record, the Memorial puts present and past in direct contact, thus promoting other forms of bringing visitors closer to issues present throughout our times. Opened in 2010, the building where Memorial Vale is located formally headquartered the Minas Gerais Treasury Department. The historical building dates back to 1897 and is the place where Belo Horizonte's foundation stone was set. The construction is listed by the Historical and Artistic Heritage Institute of Minas Gerais - IEPHA/MG. The Memorial was created and is maintained by Vale through its Foundation, and is part of the Praca da Liberdade Cultural Circuit. Visitation is open to everyone, free of charge Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with doors open until 6 p.m. Thursday: from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., with doors open until 10 p.m. Sunday: from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with doors open until 4 p.m.
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Praca da Liberdade 640 | Corner Rua Gonçalves Dias, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 30140-010, Brazil
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Wonderful overview of the mining development at Minas Gerais State.Multimidia effects.Good collections.Well organized.

Thank Marcio L
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

The building of the museum itself is already a great work of art. Inside, nice exhibitions. I liked best one that told me story of the city of Belo Horizonte.

Thank Lucilene B
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

The museums around Praça da Liberdade are great. This one is about the history of Minas Gerais itself, and very moving to great extent.

Thank Paulo V
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

we enetered the building just because it was beautiful and then we walked in discovering all tematic rooms and they were amazing! All of them! We spent 3 hours and we didnt feel it because everything was perfect! Definitely a MUST SEE in Belo Horizonte!

Thank FBaiadori
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

This museum is worth several hours to explore the history and culture of the area with very interesting interactive exhibits and videos on 3 floors. The building is beautiful and right off the Praca Liberdade.

Thank dot52015
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

For those who like history, this museum is a must see. It tells in a interacting way the story of Minas Gerais since Brazil's colonization.

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Reviewed 26 April 2016

Mixing high tech and classical experiences, this interactive museum is in my opinion only comparable to Churchill Museum, London.

Thank brunoaso
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Artistic and interesting displays of various aspects of minas history and culture. Worth a short visit, especially if you are staying in bh for any length of time and want to know your city better.

Thank Michelle A
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

Lovely building, if you like buildings very nice, remember Belo is only 100 years old. But they have done a great job and the city is pretty.

Thank Grantedwards358
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Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Nice museum of the history of minas gerais. You can see about caverns, literature, music, politique, nature... It's in a old and beautiful governement's house in front of liberty's place. Great to go with children. Lot of interaction stuff, and internet access

Thank belohorizontemg
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