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Museum of Immigration of the State of Sao Paulo

Rua Visconde de Parnaiba 1316, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 03164-300, Brazil
+55 (11) 2692-1866
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Rua Visconde de Parnaiba 1316, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 03164-300, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum tells the story of so many different immigrants in such a captivating way, through engaging video content. It was incredibly interesting and eye opening. The grounds are also beautiful and we took advantage of the good weather to sit outside on the benches...More

Thank lolita143
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

This is the place where the first immigrants were brought after landing by boat in Santos. They were "sorted out", given medical tests and documents. And then they were sent to fazendas or mines that were in dire need of manpower. The museum is in...More

Thank Marylene S
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Fantastic museum about the immigration to Brasil and São Paulo since the end of the 19th century. Really enlightening. I love the testimonials videos. Check out the letters from different countries with the immigration authorizations. Brazilian or not, this museum will resonate with you. One...More

Thank Rodrigo S
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

This is a impressive museum with a great ambiance and it tells the story of the migrants who came from all over the world (including one from India) their struggles with poverty, adjustment to food, their determination and grit. It is a multimedia and interactive...More

Thank Nandita60
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I recommend to all nationality special if you are from Italy, germany and Japanese. If you are not it worth “any ways”! You will understand how important the immigrants are for sao paulo!

Thank srbarral
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This museum is awesome. It tells the history of immigration on a interactive way, mixing old and modern immigration regarding São Paulo. A very good option, well organized with excelent exihibits. A must see for anyone that is interested in society's formation and a good...More

Thank tales B
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MuseudaImigracao, ComunicaçãoMI at Museum of Immigration of the State of Sao Paulo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hello, The Immigration Museum thanks you for your evaluation and for sharing your experience with others. The opinion of the visitors is very important for all the MI team.

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Visited this museum. It gave a very interesting view on immigration worldwide during history and immigration towards Sao Paulo in particular. Nice to get an impression on the process and impact on all involved people. Must see in Sao Paulo!!

Thank fjo 3
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MuseudaImigracao, Comunicação at Museum of Immigration of the State of Sao Paulo, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Hi, fjo 3! It's great to see your review here. The Immigration Museum (Museu da Imigração) is grateful for your message and for recommending our work. We hope you come and visit us more times! ;)

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Ever wondered what immigrants from Europe felt like when arriving in the new world? Here you can see their bunk beds, collective dorms, and step on the very stones they walked on while waiting for a job and a chance somewhere else. Not to mention...More

Thank Marco-A-Castilho
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Museu_da_Imigracao, Comunicação at Museum of Immigration of the State of Sao Paulo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hello, Marco The Museu da Imigração (Immigration Museum) thanks you for your rating and for sharing your experience with others. We hope you come back to visit us more times. Att, MI Team

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Visiting the museum is a unique experience! It's very close to the downtown area. The building has an amazing facade! It was refurbished not long ago. There is a coffee shop where you can enjoy the peace of the place. There is an exhibition about...More

Thank Patricia Carlos S
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A very interesting museum! A must see in São Paulo if you like history. With a rail station out of work. A classic.

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