Museu da Chácara do Céu

Beautiful space with a rich collection of famous names

Ascom/Riotur

At the foot of Santa Teresa sits this 1876-built museum housing important European artists such as Modigliani, Degas and Miró as well as a host of Brazilian and Asian furnishings and artworks. The delightful gardens are also part of the attraction, affording superb views out towards Sugarloaf and Corcovado. In 2006 the museum was in the headlines after the audacious robbery of four paintings in broad daylight during carnival. Picasso's 'The Dance' and Matisse's 'Luxembourg Gardens' as well as a Dali original were taken, with pieces of the former being found later in nearby Morro das Prazeres favela.

Museu da Chácara do Céu details

Address Rua Murtinho Nobre 93

Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro


Buses 006 & 007

Telephone (21) 2507 1932

Museu da Chácara do Céu website

R$2

Open Daily (except Tuesdays) noon-5pm

Map


     If this map or any venue details are incorrect, please contact us

Restaurants nearby

Cafés & bars nearby

Museums, galleries & attractions nearby

Reader's Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus
 

© 2011 - 2014 Time Out Group Ltd. All rights reserved. All material on this site is © Time Out.

/* Place this code at the bottom of your website HTML */