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Address: BR-040 p/ Belo Horizonte, trevo do Gama, 27 km | Gama, Brasilia, Federal District 71475-000, Brazil
Phone Number: (61) 3338-8694
09:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 17:00

Tue-Sun 9am-5pm

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A lovely small museum in the outskirts of Brasilia, Catetinho was hurriedly built in wood in the late 1950s, in order to serve as a temporary home for President Juscelino... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 June 2016
Brasilia, DF
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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

A lovely small museum in the outskirts of Brasilia, Catetinho was hurriedly built in wood in the late 1950s, in order to serve as a temporary home for President Juscelino Kubitschek and his guests, during Brasilia's construction. You'll find the place as it used to be, 50's and 60's décor, and even Juscelino's and his wife Sarah's gala outfits.

Thank simoneabcoutinho
Brasilia, DF
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2015

This was the first official residence of president Kubitschek, the founder of Brasília, in this region. It is worth a visit if you're curious about the history of the city. It will make you think about this man's bold decision of building the capital from scratch in the middle of nothing. That said, and despite recent efforts to renovate the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

It was incredible. They didn't move anything and the view was amazing. If you do the whole tour, you can pass by a snack bar and a mountain view.

Thank Maya A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

Simple and nice place, the building was designed by Oscar Niemeyer, and tells a little part of Brasilia's constructions history.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

A look back through history. Very well maintained and staff was very friendly. A peek into the rooms and how they lived during the building of Brasilia is very interesting.

Thank Cindy P

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