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

4.7
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
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.
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  • we were there for a special afternoon. they had a workshop for children. kids produced paper toys and then saw a play  more »
  • As a geologist, nothing makes me happier than a fantastic collection of minerals, and this museum has one! Definitely worth a visit just to see the minerals.  more »
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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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