Museu de Arte Contemporanea (MAC)

Type: Architecture, Art & Culture, Day Trips, Family Friendly, Great Views

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Designed by the late, legendary modernist architect Oscar Niemeyer, this space-age modern art museum provides a compelling reason to make the half-hour ferry trip across Guanabara Bay to Niteroi....  Read More


  • Family-Friendly Museums, Museums: "Take the ferry from the terminal in downtown Rio, and on arrival just grab a cab to the museum., it's a 10-minute ride."
  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: The space-age building appeals to kids and culturally-minded parents alike.
  • Best for Museums Because: Arts and architecture fans will love the kooky, Niemeyer-designed museum.

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