We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Museu Casa de Benjamin Constant

Santa Teresa
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Rua Monte Alegre 255 | Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20240-192, Brazil
Phone Number:
(21) 3970-1177
10:00 - 17:00
Closed now
See all hours
Wed - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 17:00

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 12 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 1
  • 1
    Very good
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
1880s Home and furniture tour

Admission is R$2 per person. Free on Sundays. This was the home of Benjamin Constant "Founder of the Brazilian Republic." He was also known as a military man, an engineer, and... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2013
Atlanta, Georgia
Add Photo Write a Review

12 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 2: English reviews
Moscow, Russia
Level Contributor
31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

The house of Benjamin Constant, a "founding father of the Republic", is a very well preserved collection of the personal belongings, photos, furniture of Constant's family. Although a museum needs some investment, it gives you a good impression of those days. The garden is great and you can go on top of the hill to check the view.

1 Thank Roxolana7
Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
90 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2013

Admission is R$2 per person. Free on Sundays. This was the home of Benjamin Constant "Founder of the Brazilian Republic." He was also known as a military man, an engineer, and teacher. The Brazilian federal institution in charge of the preservation of national monuments has preserved Benjamin's house, furniture, belongings which can be viewed in this museum. They do not... More 

3 Thank GT_Marketing

Travellers who viewed Museu Casa de Benjamin Constant also viewed


Been to Museu Casa de Benjamin Constant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Museu Casa de Benjamin Constant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Museu Casa de Benjamin Constant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?

Staying in Santa Teresa

Neighbourhood Profile
Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors can now stroll through this area to view magnificent mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a former mansion turned museum which houses works by prominent Brazilian modern artists.
Explore this neighbourhood