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...
Ouro Preto's vast central square is surrounded by some of the city’s finest museums and churches.
Built in 1769, this 280-seat theater is the oldest in Minas Gerais; it's open for occasional live performances.
Chocolates Ouro Preto
Best known for its hot chocolate and other sinful indulgences, Ouro Preto’s hometown chocolate factory also serves sandwiches, soups and...
Praça Tiradentes 139 · interesting places nearby
Museu da Inconfidência information
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 .