AOL Travel

Museu Chácara do Céu, Rio de Janeiro

Museu Chácara do Céu - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Museu Chácara do Céu
rua Murtinho Nobre 93, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 20241-050Map
+55 21 3970 1126
Neighborhood: Santa Teresa

This museum with 360 degree views of the city and the Guanabara Bay is worth visiting just for the location alone. The present structure was created in 1954 by famed architect Wladimir Alves de Souza and the art contained inside is primarily European, but with works from some famous names like Modigliani, Matisse, Miró and the pointillist Seurat. Aside from the Europeans, the museum also has plenty of works from local Brazilians, both famous and not-so famous. This is another museum that falls under the patronage of the organization Castro Maya, named after the philanthropist and empresario extraordinaire, Raymundo Ottoni de Castro Maya.

Write a Review

How would you rate your overall experience with Museu Chácara do Céu?
Museu Chácara do Céu General Information
  • Type: Arts & Museums
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Glória
AOL Traveler Rating
0 POSITIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!
0 NEGATIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!