Museum of Mineralogy, Ouro Preto

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  • I did not see anything extraordinary, but its an ok place if you like gems. there is a variety of rocks and stones from all over the world  more »
  • You'll spend a nice time visiting this place. We found it a bit messy : this place is (was) apparently a school but carries many names, as museum of science, museum of mineralogy, etc. nothing clear....  more »
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  • This place holds some of the most important documents of the Brazilian history. It always keeps the bodies of the first men to think about an independent Brasil: there's a small Pantheon inside the museum. It's important to understand that the episode remembered by this museum happened pretty much in line with the US independence and the french revolution and the industrial revolution. Minas Gerais was already economically and politically linked to the world by 1750+. #libertasquæseratamem
  • This museum is recommended as part of Ouro Preto travel itinerary. One can understand more about the failed rebellion movement for Brazilian independence from Portugal.
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