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Museum of Immigration of the State of Sao Paulo

Rua Visconde de Parnaiba 1316 | Mooca, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 03164-300, Brazil
+55 (11) 2692-1866
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Rua Visconde de Parnaiba 1316 | Mooca, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 03164-300, Brazil
+55 (11) 2692-1866
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Visiting the museum is a unique experience! It's very close to the downtown area. The building has an amazing facade! It was refurbished not long ago. There is a coffee shop where you can enjoy the peace of the place. There is an exhibition about...More

Thank Patricia Carlos S
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

A very interesting museum! A must see in São Paulo if you like history. With a rail station out of work. A classic.

Thank Piero_SM
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I saw the pictures on line and decided to take my family and some friends to visit and tell my son about his grandparents and origins. The premisses are very well kept. It was a sunny day and we took the time enjoy the day...More

Thank Andreas w
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Beautiful structure, taking place on the building which used to receive immigrants on first hand in the city of Sao Paulo. Rooms and belongs are all available for visitation along with other electronic modern devices, aiming to illustrate the visitor on the main communities which...More

Thank Raquel S
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

The museum is done nicely, they cared a lot about interior design. Unfortunately interior design comes at the cost of a realistic reproduction. The museum idealizes the shelter for immigrants rather than reproducing the circumstances like they were, which I'm personally interested in when I...More

Thank lucenzo12
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The museum is really big but there is nothing inside. Only a load of texts and some videos, but most of them in Portuguese. There is no difference from one room to another so you do not really know what they want to show you...More

Thank coucouhello
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Spent two hours here learning about the history of immigration to São Paulo. Who knew The largest community of Japanese outside Japan is in Brasil? Not me. Museum is in the former Immigration facility with forms, kitchen, and offices. Repurposed for a world class museum....More

Thank Saranger
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The fantastic museum tell us about the immigration to Brazil, have a lot of rooms with materials and stuffs about that time. And at Sundays have a tour with an old traditional steam locomotive. Its fantastic.

Thank Sericogusman
Reviewed 2 July 2016

São Paulo is one of the most multicultural cities in the world...them...its a nice place to discover your ancestors! Old immigrants have the history here!

Thank Rogerio V
Reviewed 21 June 2016

The museum is located in a building that was used to house immigrants when they first arrived in Sao Paulo. From there, they were dispatched across the state to jobs that were waiting for them. Interesting to see what life was like for the newly...More

Thank maryP2565DU
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Are the exhibits in English as well as Portuguese?
13 January 2016|
Response from Evaldas Č |
Yes in both languages!;)