The National Historical Museum, created in 1922, is one of the most important museums in Brazil, consisting of over 348.515 items, among which the largest numismatic collection of Latin America. The architectonic complex that houses the Museum had is beginning with the construction of the Santiago Fort, at the Calaboose Point, one of the strategic places for the defense of the city of Rio de Janeiro.

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Address and visiting hours
Address:Praça Marechal Âncora - Próximo à Praça XV
20.21-200 - Centro - Rio de Janeiro - RJ
Tel.: (55 21) 32990300 - 32990324 - mhn.comunicacao@museus.gov.br

Visiting hours:
Tuesdays thru Fridays: from 10am to 5:30 pm
Closed on Mondays
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: from 2pm to 6 pm