Museu do Primeiro Reinado

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Museu do Primeiro Reinado information

Location
Rio de Janeiro , Brazil
Address
Av Dom Pedro II 293
Telephone
+55 2332 4513
Opening hours
11am-5pm Tue-Fri
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A 1km walk east of the Quinta da Boa Vista, this former mansion of the Marquesa de Santos depicts the history of the First Reign (the reign of bumbling Dom Pedro I before he was driven out of the country). The collection includes documents, furniture and paintings, but the main attraction is the building and its interior, with striking murals by Francisco Pedro do Amaral.