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Museum of Immigration of the State of Sao Paulo

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Address: Rua Visconde de Parnaiba, 1316 | Mooca, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Beautiful, full of history

Beautiful structure, taking place on the building which used to receive immigrants on first hand in the city of Sao Paulo. Rooms and belongs are all available for visitation along... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful structure, taking place on the building which used to receive immigrants on first hand in the city of Sao Paulo. Rooms and belongs are all available for visitation along with other electronic modern devices, aiming to illustrate the visitor on the main communities which made Sao Paulo the greatest and more progressive state in Brazil. A very nice bistro... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

The museum is done nicely, they cared a lot about interior design. Unfortunately interior design comes at the cost of a realistic reproduction. The museum idealizes the shelter for immigrants rather than reproducing the circumstances like they were, which I'm personally interested in when I go to a museum. The parc and and the building are really nice and just... More 

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Paris, France
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The museum is really big but there is nothing inside. Only a load of texts and some videos, but most of them in Portuguese. There is no difference from one room to another so you do not really know what they want to show you or to demonstrate, and at what time in history you are.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Spent two hours here learning about the history of immigration to São Paulo. Who knew The largest community of Japanese outside Japan is in Brasil? Not me. Museum is in the former Immigration facility with forms, kitchen, and offices. Repurposed for a world class museum. Audio guide available. Signage in Portuguese, Spanish and English. Small gift shop. Books appeared to... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

The fantastic museum tell us about the immigration to Brazil, have a lot of rooms with materials and stuffs about that time. And at Sundays have a tour with an old traditional steam locomotive. Its fantastic.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

São Paulo is one of the most multicultural cities in the world...them...its a nice place to discover your ancestors! Old immigrants have the history here!

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Thank Rogerio V
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

The museum is located in a building that was used to house immigrants when they first arrived in Sao Paulo. From there, they were dispatched across the state to jobs that were waiting for them. Interesting to see what life was like for the newly arrived. I enjoyed the interactive interviews with immigrants from all over the world who made... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This museum tells about São Paulo history and ìts growth. Beautiful place and great art exposition. Beautiful garden to rest below trees. Take the opportunity to take an old-fashioned photo. Go to there in the morning...

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Indaiatuba, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Com localização muito boa, tem fácil acesso. Considerei interessante, mas não me surpreendeu com as fotos e objetos mostrados. Os vídeos históricos foram muito bem elaborados e deu uma ideia clara de como o Estado de São Paulo se construiu. Very nice location with easy access. I guess it's interesting, but it could not surprised me with their photos and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

I think is very good educational place to widen you outlook. When I saw the pictures and goods of people who made 3 months journey with their childrens throw Ocean looking for better life that`s astonishing and inspiring at least :)

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