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Museu De Arte Da Pampulha

Avenida Dr. Otacilio Negrao de Lima, 16.585 | Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 31365-450, Brazil
31 3277-7946
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
17 Aug 2017
“A jewel of Niemeyer architecture”
28 May 2017
“not much to see”
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Avenida Dr. Otacilio Negrao de Lima, 16.585 | Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 31365-450, Brazil
31 3277-7946
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Located on the banks of the Pampulha Lagoon. This beautiful Niemeyer building has a small café, a small auditorium and hosts art exhibitions.

Thank Wilson_JrREC
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

exhibts are rare, and most of the time the museum is completely empty. the building itself is not pretty at all. getting there is super dificult too. there are better things to do on the lake, do don't bother.

Thank John D
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We made a special trip to visit the museum only to find that it was closed due to a private function. Not that there would have been much to see – there didn’t seem to be any art or exhibitions inside. It appears that exhibitions...More

Thank Alexinmelbourne
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Amazing place, peaceful... Theater with perfect acoustics, wonderful experience. Simple and small cafe with delight cheese bread. If you are lucky you see "Capybaras" in the museum garden.

Thank mfaf
Reviewed 22 November 2015

This is a small museum and is worth the time if you are visiting in the Pampulha area of Belo Horizonte. The museum as quoted by other writers was designed by Oscar Niemeyer, a famous architect, so it is a must see if you are...More

Thank GAntonio
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

The building was designed by the famous architect Oscar Niemeyer. It is very beautiful with its dynamic architecture bob architecture and the surroundings are nice but the art is very poor.

Thank Sheila N
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Nice building, but there was not a lot of pieces of art: the exhibition was very weak. It's too difficult to get in the museum, you have to walk a lot or take a cab.

Thank Patrícia Z
Reviewed 30 September 2015

The place was planned by the world class architect Oscar Niemeyer. It is home of great works of art as a permanent venue, but it also receives other great art shows that move around the world, From the moment you drive there and park the...More

Reviewed 15 July 2015

This building of this museum is in itself fantastic...I visited on a sunny day and the light play inside and out was exciting....the lake surrounding and the view is quite amazing...I was disappointed by the collections however which were minimal....

Thank lynzzz15
Reviewed 22 April 2015

The museum is located on the banks of the pond pampulha. The building was designed by Oscar Niemeyer, world famous brazilian architect and, hosts some works and many mural projects from Paulo Werneck. Paulo Paulo Werneck was important for its colorful murals whose gave life...More

1  Thank Toni w
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