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.

Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:30
Open today: 10:00 - 17:30
Book In Advance
4 028
All photos (4 028)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brazilian art”(54 reviews)
“da luz”(31 reviews)
Pinacoteca is a museum of visual arts, with emphasis on Brazilian production since the nineteenth century. It belongs to the São Paulo State Secretariat of Culture. It was founded in 1905 by the State Government of São Paulo and it is the oldest art...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Sao Paulo
Praca da Luz 2, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01120-010, Brazil
+55 11 3324 1000
Ways to Experience Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
from US$94,53
More Info
from US$195,00
More Info
from US$110,00
More Info
Reviews (12 605)
Filter reviews
549 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews brazilian art da luz beautiful building permanent collection old building di cavalcanti paintings and sculptures art museum nice museum worth a visit great art train station portuguese language take your time nice place to visit be careful paulo
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 549 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

Pinacoteca is one of my favorite place in SP. Close to the Luz Station, easy to get there. During the week is donation so no excuse. Always a different show. The building for itself is so fresh and beautiful and inspiring!

Thank hytaca
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a nice art museum with extraordinary pieces of great artists, with which you may learn about local history. This building is located in front of the Luz Station and nearby a park, with old and nice trees, that requires improvement and care from...More

Thank Daisy A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so seriously unimpressed with this little museum that I wrote the cruise line demanding a refund for putting it on our day trip itinerary. Building was pretty.

Thank califcasl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I usually visit the Pinacoteca once a year.Usually I go to see a specific exhibition, and then I always take a look at the permanent exhibition.Pinacoteca is one of my favourite museums in São Paulo.I like its architecture and atmosphere.It has a perfect mix of...More

1  Thank Marina T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big place and great architecture. it has a variety of expositions. there is a park near and it is close to the metro

Thank Paulo G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A treasure of Brazilian art, both modern and old are housed side by side in this majestic building. The arrangement of Sculptures amid paintings and a pleasant interior courtyard make the experience much nicer.

Thank Z D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was free on the Saturday afternoon that I went (first day of spring), so the price was right! There is much modern art which I don't understand, don't have the time for, and certainly would not hang on the walls of my house. But...More

Thank 20_times_ATW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re interested in arts this is one of the places to visit when visiting São Paulo. With some nice paintings and great exhibitions you can have a fabulous afternoon. You can also grab something to eat at the coffee shop, if it’s a sunny...More

Thank Dilribeiro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sweet and I flew to Brazil for a wedding two weeks ago. We spent our time there enjoying so many areas. We were in Iguazu Falls and viewed them from both the Brazilian and the Argentinian sides in addition to taking a very fun...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Beautiful building, they have some interesting exhibitions with mortal modern art, most of them from Brazil. I really liked it, I was positively impressed.

1  Thank TandTSwitzerland
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 336 nearby hotels
Luz Plaza Sao Paulo
578 reviews
.39 km away
Hotel Nacional Inn Sao Paulo
69 reviews
.70 km away
Dan Inn Planalto
578 reviews
.73 km away
Hotel Internacional Sao Paulo
67 reviews
.73 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 40 195 nearby restaurants
Flor Cafe
161 reviews
.05 km away
Grego Diferente - A Casa do Churrasco Grego
13 reviews
.21 km away
Pastelaria Cowboys
11 reviews
.17 km away
Lanches & Sucos
12 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1 662 nearby attractions
Catedral Metropolitana de Sorocaba
343 reviews
.47 km away
Archdiocese Sorocaba Marins Museum of Religious Arts
29 reviews
.47 km away
Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo
664 reviews
.51 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines