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Museum of Contemporary Art

Mirante da Boa Viagem | Boa Viagem, Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro 24210-470, Brazil
+55 21 2620 2400
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Perched on a cliff above a beach, this striking, flyer-saucer-like building houses contemporary art and enjoys splendid views across the bay.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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“oscar niemeyer” (20 reviews)
“flying saucer” (13 reviews)
“guanabara bay” (27 reviews)
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Mirante da Boa Viagem | Boa Viagem, Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro 24210-470, Brazil
+55 21 2620 2400
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

From Rio it is a pleasant ferry boat ride to Niteroi, then 10 minutes in cab (don't go by foot) to find a very special building. The exhibition is small but the view on the bay from the inside is incredible and the building itself...More

Thank BigDid
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

The building looks amazing but inside exhibition was very small with a strange range of art pieces. The restsurant on top was closed. Place around it looks beautiful with some really nice views of Rio and surroundings. If your stay in Rio is limited, better...More

Thank Elenaa633
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Very modern construction disigened by the most fanous Brasilian archtect oscar Niemeyer who liver up to 104 years. The view of Rio , from there , is great and there are always some interesting exchibtions there

Thank Tourguidegus
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The simplest way to travel from Copacabana to the MAC is the 740 bus which goes along Nossa Sra de Copacabana street. This street runs parallel to the beachfront Avenida Atlantica. Write the number of the bus and the acronym for the museum: MAC and...More

Thank Argentine-tourist
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Museum of Contemporary Art gas a Indescribable architecture and view! Is a great spot to visit while tourist visit Niteroi and Rio de Janeiro! With a great and relax view of Shiny Guanabara Bay! With loudly noises, people can enjoy some hours inside Museum, even...More

Thank PabloMGuima
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The building by Oscar Niemeyer looks stunning. Even now it is still modern, in a retro way. It looks deceptively small. Once inside, a rather large space awaits you. You have great views from the circle hallway surrounding this space. Pity the great hall has...More

2  Thank Berichthier214
Reviewed 11 July 2017

(travel info at end of review) It's been said here before. The museum (inside) is nothing much (although was intrigued by a few pieces), the museum (outside) is a jaw-dropper. So are the views. I ate in the restaurant and was thoroughly disappointed. It was...More

Thank mabelle2
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The collection in the museum is not important but the building itself and the magnificent view all around. Do not miss a visit to Santa Cruz fortress from where the scenery is just fantastic.

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Museum of Contemporary Art in Niteroi is little bit far if you staying in Copacabana or Ipanema. It took us 25 mins subway to city center, a 20 mins ferry ride and 15 mins bus ride to get there. But it is so worth for...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Didn't view much of the art collection, but took in the amazing views of Rio. Restaurant slightly over priced (it's a museum restaurant...), but tasty. Excellent views from within.

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13 June 2017|
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Response from Joao J | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there's a táxi point, over there.
13 July 2015|
Response from Joao J | Reviewed this property |
Where ?