Museums

Our Museum Recommendations

Museu do Bonde
(Santa Teresa, Rua Carlos Brant, 14, daily from 9 – 16:30). Very close to Largo do Guimaraes in Santa Teresa is this interesting museum with facts and artefacts about the yellow tram through the last decades.

Museu da Republica
(Catete, Rua do Catete 153, Tu – Th. 12 – 17, Sat, Sun 14-18), very near Largo do Machado on Rua do Catete, this museum located in a beautiful palace with gardens from 1867, hosts a lot of historic items and photos, along changing exhibitions.

Chacara do Ceu
(Santa Teresa, Rua Murtinho Nobre 93, daily 12 – 17 except Tue), in the lower parts of Santa Teresa, but still near the tram line, a nice museum for Brazilian art.

Museu do Indio
(Botafogo, Rua das Palmeiras 55, Tu-Fr 9-17.30, Sat, Sun, 13-17), near Metro station Botafogo, a nice museum displaying native Indian lifestyle and art.