Museum of Tomorrow in Rio

Museum of Tomorrow in Rio

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The fantastic Museum of Tomorrow in Rio

It was a great opening for a great museum. We had 36 hours of music and celebration in Rio de Janeiro last weekend. The party was to welcome the Cariocas (people born in Rio) and the tourists to our newest place in town: The Museum of Tomorrow.

 

Museum of Tomorrow in Rio

 

 

Santiago Calatrava, the genius

The spanish architect Santiago Calatrava was the name behing the building. A huge task costing R$ 230 million. The project was funded mainly by the City of Rio de Janeiro and the Roberto Marinho Foundation.

A great opening for the museum

During the opening weekend 25.473 visited the museum, which is located at Praça Mauá, downtown Rio.

Museum of Tomorrow in Rio

Concern for the future

The Museum of Tomorrow in Rio since its conception is going to explore topics such as climate change and population growth, changes in biodiversity, genetic engineering and bioethics, and new advances in technology.

When to visit the museum

Opening hours: from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

How to get to the museum

Have placed a map below. If you are in downtown you can find the Museum of Tomorrow in Rio easily. You should also visit the MAR – Museu de Arte do Rio, or Rio Art Museum. It is just across the road. 2 minutes walking.

Museum of Tomorrow in Rio

If you wish to find out more about the museum please click here.

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