"Museu Militar" Rio de Janeiro Things to Do Tip by agmoose02

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This is an interesting museum that is off the beaten path of Rio de Janeiro and seldom visited by foreigners. This is a museum of military history with a wide array of displayed armaments from throughout Brazilian history starting with the "Age of Discovery" and going through World War II and the present day. This museum is still considered a military installation and you will have to go through a seargant to pay your R$1.00 entry fee and to make sure you aren't bringing in anything you shouldn't. If you are polite and speak a little Portuguese it is often possible to find a soldier willing to show you around and explain much of the history. A wonderful experience and quite interesting for lovers of museums and history. I highly recommend a taxi to and from this location.

Address: Sao Cristovao

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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