Imperial Museum, Petropolis

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Admire the splendor of a bygone Brazilian monarchy at Imperial Museum, the former summer palace of Emperor Pedro II. See the imperial carriage and a crown of the Brazilian Empire, as well as the emperor's robes and imperial jewels. Tour ornate, well-preserved halls and rooms displaying original furniture and paintings. You will need to wear slippers over your footwear in order to preserve the polished marble floor. Afterwards, visit the gardens to view the bronze statue of the emperor and a collection of royal family photos amidst trees. Plan my Petropolis trip by asking Inspirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • Completed in 1864, this was the former summer palace of Dom Pedro II. It is one of the key sites in Petropolis. 
    Completed in 1864, this was the former summer palace of Dom Pedro II. It is one of the key sites in Petropolis.  more »
  • We visited Rio de Janeiro via cruise ship during Carnaval. While Carnaval was wonderful, it did make seeing the sights in Rio difficult. Also, we have been to Rio in the past and seen the major... 
    We visited Rio de Janeiro via cruise ship during Carnaval. While Carnaval was wonderful, it did make seeing the sights in Rio difficult. Also, we have been to Rio in the past and seen the major...  more »
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  • Reasonably interesting, but could do better in telling the story of the royal family and the house. Nice set up but needs context. Recommended but could be outstanding with a bit of polish.
  • Very enjoyable small museum of Brazilian history in what was the summer palace for the Emperor. Includes the imperial crown, bedrooms, and some nice paintings of old Rio. Good value at R$10.

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