Museu Villa-Lobos

Museu Villa-Lobos information

Rio de Janeiro City , Brazil
Address
Street Sorocaba 200
Telephone
+55 2266 3845
More information
www.museuvillalobos.org.br
Opening hours
10am-5pm Mon-Fri
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Lonely Planet review

Housed in a century-old building, this modest museum is dedicated to the memory of Brazil's greatest classical composer – and founder of the Brazilian Academy of Music – Heitor Villa-Lobos. In addition to scores, musical instruments – including the piano on which he composed – and personal items, the museum contains an extensive sound archive. Classical concerts are sometimes held in the adjoining courtyard.