Museum of Astronomy and Related Sciences, Rio de Janeiro

Also has an observatory..

Also has an observatory.
















About Museum of Astronomy and Related Sciences

 Rua General Bruce 586 - São Cristovão

 21 2580-7010

Museum of Astronomy and Related Sciences and Nearby Sights on Map

Museu Nacional

The National Museum in Paço de São Cristóvão (Palace of Saint Christopher) is Brazil's natural history museum, exhibiting dinosaur fossils, mounted animals and insects, minerals, and meteorites, as well as archaeological artifacts and aboriginal utensils

Museum of the First Reign

The Museu do Primeiro Reinado or Museum of the First Reign is dedicated to the reign of Emperor Pedro I (1822-1831)

Rio de Janeiro Zoo

If you won't be making it to the Amazon or the Pantanal, the Rio de Janeiro Zoo is a good place to see some of Brazil's more exotic creatures as well as species from around the world

Maracanã Stadium

Once the world's highest capacity football venue, it was able to hold nearly 200,000 people

Sambadrome Marques de Sapucai

Site of the famous Rio Carnival parades, the Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí is a 700 metre long street flanked by grandstands and VIP boxes

Sao Bento Monastery

The Monastery of Sao Bento (St Benedict) was founded in 1590 as a Benedictine Abbey and is still operational to this day

Praça da República

The Praca de Republica in the heart of Rio de Janeiro is near the place where Brazil was proclaimed as a Republic in 1889

Musical sidewalks of Vila Isabel

The mosaic sidewalks along Boulevard 28 de Setembro between Praça Maracanã and Praça Barão de Drummond are musical staves

Candelária Church

The Candelária Church, dedicated to Our Lady of Candelária, is an important historical Roman Catholic church, built and adorned over a long period, from 1775 to the late 19th century

Casa França Brasil

The Casa França-Brasil is a Neoclassical building constructed in 1820, which serves as a French cultural centre with a gallery and video hall