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Imperial Museum of Brazil

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Imperial Museum of Brazil

Palácio Imperial de Petrópolis
Petrópolis Imperial Palace
General information
Town or city Petrópolis
Country Brazil
Construction started 1845

The Museu Imperial de Petrópolis is a museum situated in the historic center of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is housed in the former summer palace of the emperor, Pedro II (1831-1889), built in 1845.

The museum includes the palace itself and a temporary exhibition hall dedicated to contemporary art. It is one of the most visited museums in the country.


External links

  • Media related to Museu Imperial at Wikimedia Commons
  • Museu Imperial de Petrópolis (Portuguese)

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