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Museum of Immigration of the State of Sao Paulo

Rua Visc. da Parnaiba 1316 | Mooca, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 03164-300, Brazil
+55 (11) 2692-1866
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Rua Visc. da Parnaiba 1316 | Mooca, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 03164-300, Brazil
+55 (11) 2692-1866
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is awesome. It tells the history of immigration on a interactive way, mixing old and modern immigration regarding São Paulo. A very good option, well organized with excelent exihibits. A must see for anyone that is interested in society's formation and a good...More

Thank tales B
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Visited this museum. It gave a very interesting view on immigration worldwide during history and immigration towards Sao Paulo in particular. Nice to get an impression on the process and impact on all involved people. Must see in Sao Paulo!!

Thank fjo 3
MuseudaImigracao, Comunicação at Museum of Immigration of the State of Sao Paulo, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hi, fjo 3! It's great to see your review here. The Immigration Museum (Museu da Imigração) is grateful for your message and for recommending our work. We hope you come and visit us more times! ;)

Reviewed 2 August 2017

Ever wondered what immigrants from Europe felt like when arriving in the new world? Here you can see their bunk beds, collective dorms, and step on the very stones they walked on while waiting for a job and a chance somewhere else. Not to mention...More

Thank Marco-A-Castilho
Museu_da_Imigracao, Comunicação at Museum of Immigration of the State of Sao Paulo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hello, Marco The Museu da Imigração (Immigration Museum) thanks you for your rating and for sharing your experience with others. We hope you come back to visit us more times. Att, MI Team

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 6 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
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