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Casa de Rui Barbosa Museum

Rua Sao Clemente 134, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22260-002, Brazil
+55 21 3289 8683
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An academic man

All the details of the house are amazing: since the furniture until the ceiling. There is a immense... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Natalia_VL
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Grenoble, France
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Go on a sunny day to walk on the garden behind the house.

Mosquito repellent is a nice tip. Go by metro, it is close to Botafogo Station. If you are... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2015
CatiRiodeJaneiro
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Rio de Janeiro
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Tue-Fri 9am-5.30pm, Sat-Sun 2pm-6pm
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
29 Dec 2016
“An academic man”
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Rua Sao Clemente 134, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22260-002, Brazil
Botafogo
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

All the details of the house are amazing: since the furniture until the ceiling. There is a immense library with more than 32 THOUSAND books reflecting this intelectual and studious man who Rui Barbosa was. And the gardens in front and behind of the house...More

Thank Natalia_VL
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Mosquito repellent is a nice tip. Go by metro, it is close to Botafogo Station. If you are hungry, Deli Delícia is a nice place very close. Guided visits in portuguese are available, check the times of the tours by phone previously. Don't miss the...More

Thank CatiRiodeJaneiro
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

It's a good place to visit. It's good in a rainy day. The house is very luxurious but there's some rooms closed :(

Thank Camila H
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Politician, lawyer, journalist, diplomat, translator, Ruy Barbosa was one of the leading intellectuals of his time. He was one of the organizers of the Republic and also co-author of the constitution of the First Republic. Ruy Barbosa fought for abolition and individual rights. He was...More

1  Thank Sweetestgift
Reviewed 30 December 2014

A wonderful home that fully reflects the complex man who had such an immense impact on the Republic. The pleasant garden and grounds offer a welcome respite from the noise and bustle of Botafogo. The Museu do Indio is only a few blocks away

1  Thank mvq2014
Reviewed 17 August 2012

The luxury house fights to keep yourself standing in the overwhelming tropical heat, not to mention that also holds the low cost of small budget left by the government and the symbolic entrance. Amazing character was Rui Barbosa, more impressive than I imagined. Lots of...More

2  Thank flaviaviland
Reviewed 26 July 2012

A wonderful home that fully reflects the complex man who had such an immense impact on the Republic. The pleasant garden and grounds offer a welcome respite from the noise and bustle of Botafogo. If you visit, you MUST go to the Museu do Indio...More

2  Thank CariocaBonito
Reviewed 29 March 2012

My 7 year old went on a field trip and really enjoyed it. Among other things she said the owner was a short man who likes to write. Also "I think he's rich!". Plus, she saw the bed he died in! A fun way to...More

1  Thank Brandy D
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Hello! It costs R$2 per peson but on sundays it's free.
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