We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana

Praca Coronel Eugenio Franco 1 | Posto 6, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-020, Brazil
+55 21 2287 3781
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Great for Pictures

Great place to take nice pictures. They have a really good cafe/restaurant where you can sit by the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Luiza G
Attended a concert for Rio Harp Festival located in the Museum.

Attending a concert of Rio Harp Festival which was located in the auditorium of the Museum. Walked... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
FranComiskey
,
New Orleans, LA
Read all 4 730 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Praca Coronel Eugenio Franco 1 | Posto 6, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-020, Brazil
Copacabana
CONTACT
Website
+55 21 2287 3781
Write a ReviewReviews (4 730)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"confeitaria colombo"
in 26 reviews
"military history"
in 16 reviews
"historic fort"
in 4 reviews
"military personnel"
in 3 reviews
"military base"
in 6 reviews
"wonderful view"
in 11 reviews
"copa beach"
in 5 reviews
"interesting museum"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 9 reviews
"rainy day"
in 5 reviews
"walk around"
in 5 reviews
"brazilian history"
in 4 reviews
"sugarloaf mountain"
in 7 reviews
"sugar loaf"
in 8 reviews
"cannon"
in 38 reviews
"guns"
in 16 reviews
"copacabana"
in 91 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 288 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to take nice pictures. They have a really good cafe/restaurant where you can sit by the water and watch people paddle-board and swim. The museum itself was not very interesting

Thank Luiza G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Attending a concert of Rio Harp Festival which was located in the auditorium of the Museum. Walked inside to see the historical items.

Thank FranComiskey
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Still a military base, this fort is mostly a museum which explains a period of history post-monarchy. A small charge is payable, and this means that the area is very safe and has the best restaurant views in Copa.

Thank Jon4fun
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

And, if you like, have a walk on top of, and inside, the canon facility which I know little about. The breakfast seating along the wall with the view of Copacabanna was so busy the had a waiting list. Sitting there, in the shadows of...More

Thank FraBallerup
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 August 2017

A place with wonderful view, interesting things to see, -amazing sunset, Nice sacikbar . Sometimes there are events with music. I was there when a Band came marching in . Loved it !

Thank DillyDori
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The fee to enter the fort is almost nothing and it's really worth a visit. Not just for the fantastic views and nice confeitaria Colombo were you can grab a bite but it gives you an insight in Rio's work of defences trough time.

Thank Ramses K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Beautiful location, interesting exhibits. Very interesting that they refer to the periods of military dictatorship on a positive note.

Thank kccarlson
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Just Perfect!! Is the perfect place to enjoy a cultural moment, to eat at one of the most stunning caffe and if you love a really nice sunset you can't miss this place!🇧🇷🌄

Thank Magda F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Walking along Copacabana beach with a visit to the Copacabana Fort is recommended for an relaxing activity. The sun set views from the Fort -taking in the views from all the beaches from Copacabana to Leme and Sugarloaf Mountain is magnificent. Little coffee gourmet shops...More

Thank Petronella R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Since the city has several attractions from which you will have breathtaking views, what is most striking here is the visit to the fort. It's really fascinating to walk around the underground labyrinth and see how the military personnel lived then.

Thank Virgilio A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Copacabana
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional
and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood
is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and
traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of
everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs,
chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
more live side-by-side. There are options for all
price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 285 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana
2 378 reviews
.42 km away
Orla Copacabana Hotel
1 474 reviews
.47 km away
Copacabana Praia Hotel
657 reviews
.54 km away
Residencial Apartt
25 reviews
.57 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe 18 do Forte
545 reviews
.09 km away
Confeitaria Colombo
1 710 reviews
.16 km away
Buda Sushi
156 reviews
.49 km away
Pizza Hut
303 reviews
.47 km away
Nearby Attractions
Arpoador beach
14 748 reviews
.76 km away
Forte de Copacabana
368 reviews
.41 km away
Copacabana Fair
316 reviews
.37 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit