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Rio's Museum of Tomorrow set to open to public

After five years of planning and construction, Rio de Janeiro’s new contemporary science museum, Museu do Amanhã (Museum of Tomorrow), will open to the public on Saturday.

Museum of Tomorrow in Rio de Janeiro under construction.
Museum of Tomorrow in Rio de Janeiro under construction. Image by Pedro Mendonça / CC BY-SA 2.0

The museum, located in the city’s Porto Maravilha area, features a 5,000-square-feet exhibition space. Museu do Amanhã is dedicated to the philosophy, politics and ethics of science and technology, posing a set of five philosophical questions to visitors as they make their way through the exhibitions. Read more: riotimesonline.com