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Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Pinacoteca is a museum of visual arts, with emphasis on Brazilian production since the nineteenth century. It belongs to the São Paulo State Secretariat of Culture. It was founded in 1905 by the State Government of São Paulo and it is the oldest art...more
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Praca da Luz 2, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01120-010, Brazil
+55 11 3324 1000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just love Pinacoteca, try to go often, it really brings me joy to see its garden, it’s architecture and the exhibitions happening there. I’ve been with family, babies, friends, my boyfriend and now husband, everyone liked, definitely worth the visit, don’t forget the statues...More

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pinacoteca has a greatest and in my opinion the best collection of Brazilian and South American paintings and sculptures. A place to go with your family or by yourself. Please be aware the neighborhood are not so safe at the end of the day, but...More

Thank marccorrone
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a real terrific experience. First , you have the building itself , masterpiece of the architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha. Then the exhibition is great....Many Brazilian & foreign great painters . Highly recommended as a must if you're in Sao Paulo !

Thank IlcuocoSaoPaulo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really don´t enjoy museums in Brazil. They are normally boring and tedious with no fun. Pinacoteca´s atmosphere is quite good. The building is a great architecture experience and the collection provides a good opportunity to enjoy Brazilian Art and not so often some very...More

Thank joycepego
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is very supportive, as soon as they noticed my son’s stroller they helped me avoiding the front entrances stairs by entering a side door next to the elevator. The coffee with front view to the park is a must go after the exhibition....More

Thank Eduardo L
Reviewed 11 July 2018

museum located in a park with interesting architecture , the art and special exhibits are in general of local artist nice placed cafe very relaxing and a nice park to visit subway station near by

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

The building itself worth a visit. The permanent collection is very good and the temporary exhibitions are always very interesting.

Thank TucaNetto
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I like very much the temporary expositions but the collection is also very good and offer a good panoramic of Brazilian art

Thank JLSetubal
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This museum holds contemporary art and the building itself is amazing. You will also find sculptures and installations. Great permanent collections and an easy-to-reach address in Sao Paulo.

Thank Lobenvel
Reviewed 30 June 2018

The Pinacoteca de São Paulo is a museum of the visual arts in front of Luz Railway Station of Sao Paulo which depicts Brazilian art from the 19th century until today. The Museum was founded in 1905 and established as a (Brazilian) State Museum in...More

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
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