Abilio Barreto Historical Museum, Belo Horizonte

4.3
A museum dedicated to the history of Belo Horizonte, and fittingly located in the only remaining farmhouse from the old Curral d'El Rey--farmland replaced by the new planned city--Abilio Barreto Historical Museum plays an important role in preserving the identity of the city. The charming, quaint appearance of the building itself is as impressive as the exhibits it contains, all the more so given its historical context. Possessed of numerous interesting historical pieces, including furniture, clothing, photos, architectural designs, and much more, the museum's contents convey a real sense of the city’s past. Using our international travel planner, Belo Horizonte attractions like Abilio Barreto Historical Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I enjoyed seeing the early diagrams and charts of the first settlers to this part of a little explored continent. I enjoyed both the old house, the new modern annex, and the park-like grounds.  more »
  • A must see museum right at downtown BHZ. It preserves the history of Belo Horizonte city and its population.  more »
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