This place takes us on a journey through centuries of the Brazil’s past. It was built in 1922 and it is the most important museum in Brazil boasting of its rich culture and history. The evolution of the museum’s building originated fro the Santiago fort. It has a fascinating collection of more than 300,000 artifacts. Among these are royal carriages, vintage cars, coins from ancient Greece and Rome and weapons that gives one an explicit insight into the history of Brazil. There is a gallery to learn about the countries economic development through mining, coffee plantations and sugarcane industries. There is a replica that acts as a lens to a nineteenth century pharmacy where one can browse through the different furniture, cutters, scales and other equipment related to medicine during the time. Along with this is a exhibition of paintings and sacred sculptures. They have a collection of ancient clocks and watches from different time periods. The museum also consists the exhibition Hall of Arks since 2001, where the public can admire the paintings donated to the museum by BankBoston. The National Historical Museum sits in the Centre of Rio de jenairo, and it is easily accessible through public transport.
Open everyday except Mondays
Half a Day
Adults, Families, Senior Guests, Young Adults, Children
There are two mosques located down Rio de Janeiro SociedadeBeneficenteMuçulmana (Society for the Benefit of Muslims) is a mosque and community centre that serves the Muslim community located in Tijuca and Mesquita da Luz.
Halal restaurants in Rio de Janeiro are very scarce. Muslims can inquire about Halal Food from the mosques. Brazil is known as a major exporter of Halal meat. Therefore Halal meat will be available. Muslims should also be aware that alcohol is served in their restaurants.