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Museum of Art of Rio Grande do Sul

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Address: Praca da Alfandega s/n | Centro, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90010-150, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 (51) 3227-2311
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Only part of the building was open when we visited. Exhibition was strange but nice to see. Free entrance.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 April 2016
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Muenster, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The art shown in this museum is very specific for a certain target audience. But going around is not a mistake, since it is for free.

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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Only part of the building was open when we visited. Exhibition was strange but nice to see. Free entrance.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

A lovely and very nice exhibition in an old and nice building in the city centre!!!Definitely worth seeing it!

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Cascais, Portugal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2015

Installed in a beautiful building of the early 20th century, has a collection of French paintings from the twenties and several works of renowned Brazilian artists. I expected more from a state museum, but either way is a museum to visit

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Porto Alegre, RS
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2014

The MARGS is a small museum, although it is the most impostant in the city. The collection is not permanently on show, which is a pity. The temporary exhibits are usually of good quality. The building is not adequated for a museum, but the location is pretty good, in the middle of the Alfandega Square, centrally located..

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2013 via mobile

It is probably one of the biggest and more complete museum at the south of Brazil. It does have art work from many of the greatest artist from this part of the country, including Karen Lambrecht and others. Also the building is very beautiful and relatively well maintained for the last few years.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2012

It is located in downtown and have many activities for the artistic community of Porto Alegre. It also offer some exhibitions and have a nice collection of arts

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2012

Very good art in different media from all over the state is on display here. Entrance is free of charge.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2012

What a great surprise this cute collection of modern contemporary art, mainly from local artists.

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porto alegre
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2012

Such a great museum! Cozy and beautiful. It's worth a visit even because it's close to Santander Cultural, another great spot to visit in Porto Alegre.

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