Museu Aeroespacial

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Museu Aeroespacial information

Location
Rio de Janeiro City , Brazil
Address
Av Marechal Fontenele 2000
Campo dos Afonsos
Telephone
+55 2108 8954
More information
www.musal.aer.mil.br
Prices
admission free
Opening hours
9am-3pm Tue-Fri, 9:30am-4pm Sat & Sun
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This museum maintains exhibitions on Santos Dumont (the Brazilian father of aviation), Air Marshal Eduardo Gomes, the history of Brazilian airmail and the role of Brazil's air force in WWII. There are lots of old planes, motors and flying instruments. Highlights are replicas of Santos Dumont's planes, the 14 Bis and the Demoiselle . You can also arrange guided visits if you call at least three days in advance.