Imperial Museum of Brazil

Palácio Imperial de Petrópolis

Petrópolis Imperial Palace
General information
Town or city Petrópolis
Country Brazil Brazil
Construction started 1845

The Museu Imperial de Petrópolis is a museum in the historic center of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, housed in the former summer palace of Emperor Pedro II (1831-1889), built in 1845.

The museum includes the palace itself and a temporary exhibition hall dedicated to contemporary art. It is one of the most visited museums in the country.


    Coordinates: 22°30′29.36″S 43°10′31.00″W / 22.5081556°S 43.1752778°W / -22.5081556; -43.1752778

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