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Regional Museum of São João del Rei and the stories of Minas

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Regional Museum of São João del Rei tells the stories of Minas Gerais
UPDATE IN DECEMBER 2021the museum is permanently closed. In addition to churches, São João del Reiin Minas Gerais (located 183 kilometers from Belo Horizonte) also has some cool museums that are worth visiting, such as the Museum of Sacred Arts, the FEB Museum, the Tancredo Neves Memorial it’s the Regional Museum.


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REGIONAL MUSEUM OF SÃO JOÃO DEL REI: HOW TO VISIT

fallen by Institute of National Historic and Artistic Heritage (Iphan) in 1946, the Regional Museum houses a collection of around 500 pieces from the 18th and 19th centuries.

The Museum was opened in 1963 and has beds, tables, documents (some belonging to the former District of Rio das Mortes, such as wills, inventories and criminal proceedings), images, oratories, typewriters, calculators, litters, among other objects.

Together, these collection items tell a little bit of the history of Minas Gerais over the years.

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São João del Rei - Regional Museum tells the history of Minas Gerais
São João del Rei – Regional Museum tells the history of Minas Gerais

The building that houses the Museum underwent a revitalization process in 1950, when the entire collection began to be acquired.

According to information obtained on the spot, the archived documentary collection is one of the most important in Brazil.

Regional Museum of São João del Rei and the stories of Minas
Regional Museum of São João del Rei and the stories of Minas

Regional Museum of São João del Rei and the stories of Minas
Regional Museum of São João del Rei and the stories of Minas
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Regional Museum of São João del Rei

It works: from tuesday to sunday

Tuesday to Friday – from 9:30 to 16:00

Saturday and Sunday: 9 am to 1 pm

Address: Rua Marechal Deodoro, 12 – São João del Rei – Minas Gerais

Telephone: + 55 31 3248-8600

Value (August 2015): BRL 1 (Tuesday to Saturday) / Free (Sunday)

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Daniela Almeida

Journalist and Master in Communication. He has worked in private press offices linked to public agencies and in a newspaper with wide circulation in the ABCD region. She is the creator and editor of the blog. She has also ventured as a travel consultant-like Personal Travel. She is passionate about photography, music and the stories of the places she visits. Born in São Paulo, where she lived for 26 years, she currently resides in Minas Gerais.







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