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Museum of Betrayal

Praca Tiradentes 139, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
+55 31 3551 1121
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Cultural Treasure

Tis museum presents the Tiradentes uprising of which little is known in the United States. Holds... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
WC-Travelers-75
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West Chester, PA
Underwhelmed

Was intrigued with the name of the museum and the good reviews on TripAdvisor but was disappointed... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Renee Y
,
Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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This museum of Brazilian history at Praca Tiradentes was at one time a prison.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“religious art” (3 reviews)
“independence” (7 reviews)
“revolution” (4 reviews)
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Praca Tiradentes 139, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
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+55 31 3551 1121
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Tis museum presents the Tiradentes uprising of which little is known in the United States. Holds remains of the revolutionaries except Tiradentes (drawn/ quartered/ and body parts distributed). The museum has multiple floors regarding period colonial life - heavy on religious objects. No photos allowed....More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Was intrigued with the name of the museum and the good reviews on TripAdvisor but was disappointed. There were signs in english but they were written in such a difficult way that we gave up. Thus the story of the betrayal was not really clear....More

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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The exhibition shows the history of Ouro Preto which is defined by the slavery of African people who were brought here in order to work in the mines. its has a variety of paintings, sculptures, antique furniture etc. Definitely worth a visit when you are...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Great place to learn the history of the ones that fought for the independence of Brazil. Amazing pieces and great explanation.

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

There is so much history surrounding this city ,,so you must as a tourist visit as much locations as you can ,there are many tour guides out side who can also speak English ,so give them your time,,! Good people,

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

You may as well have a look round for an hour but remember you will not be able to take any pictures.

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is definitely somewhere worth visiting, especially the upstairs galleries which house some truly beautiful carvings and statues. However, it's BR10 to enter, which although not a huge amount of money, it's only after you've paid that they tell you they don't have the audio...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Gives good insights into the Portuguese colonial past of Ouro Preto in particular and Brazil in general, including the struggle for independence. Good museum for local standards, but that's not too hard to achieve.

Thank seteaum
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

For those of us visiting from other countries, this museum gave us a good understanding of the Inconfidencia and the events that led to it. The people involved and their efforts were a view into the historical mindset of colonial Brazil. We felt it improved...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Good displays, interesting, and the outside is really beautiful. Worth going to visit when you're in the area.

Thank Ryan S
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