Museu da Inconfidência
Igreja NS do Carmo
Built between 1766 and 1772, this lovely church was a group effort by the area’s most important artists. It features a facade and two...
Museu do Oratório
This museum features a fabulous collection of hand-carved oratórios – miniature home altars and portable devotional shrines dating back...
Tucked into a cozy 18th-century cellar just below Praça Tiradentes, this bar-restaurant hosts frequent jazz, tango, MPB (música popular...
Chocolates Ouro Preto
Best known for its hot chocolate and other sinful indulgences, Ouro Preto’s hometown chocolate factory also serves sandwiches, soups and...
Museu da Inconfidência information
Lonely Planet review
This historical museum is housed in Ouro Preto's old municipal headquarters and jail, an attractive building built between 1784 and 1854 on the south side of Praça Tiradentes. It contains the tomb of Tiradentes, documents of the Inconfidência Mineira, torture instruments and important works by Manuel da Costa Ataíde and Aleijadinho.