MM Gerdau - Museu das Minas e do Metal, Belo Horizonte

4.7
The mining of precious metals and gems has long been part of Brazil’s economy. In fact, these resources have been the catalyst for both economic and cultural booms, as well as upheavals. The MM Gerdau - Museu das Minas e do Metal showcases the geology and history of the mining industry. Also on display are the products of the mines, such as iron, gold, zinc, and a treasure chest of colored stones. There are 18 galleries with exhibits such as the Living Mirage with holographic images and the Living Environment, which walks you through the lifecycle of a mine. To visit MM Gerdau - Museu das Minas e do Metal on your holiday in Belo Horizonte, and find out what else Belo Horizonte has to offer, use our Belo Horizonte online tour itinerary builder .
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  • What a wonderful place. I went to an exhibition on the terrace of Zanini di Zanini, I enjoyed to take a look at the rest of the space and it was very amazing. The wonderful curatorship, the extremely cozy space.
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  • I went to the exhibition of fossils, attended lecture (check the schedule) and visited the entire museum accompanied by an excellent team of mediators. One of the few places I saw inclusive mediation (with totems in pounds and braile). The building mixes modernity and tradition, there are "windows" on the floors that demonstrate how it was the painting before the restoration work, as well as floor in marquetry of some rooms, which by themselves are worth the visit. The collection of minerals and interactive activities are to fill your eyes! An unmissable attraction for those visiting Belo Horizonte.
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  • Took my 4-year old there, and he really enjoyed the activities. I loved the exposition.
  • Fun and interesting place! I was not expecting the amount of samples and information
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