See top local art in Brazil's oldest art museum (©Jaka Zvan/iStock/Thinkstock)
Founded in 1905 and renovated in 1990, this is Brazil’s oldest art museum, specializing in Brazilian art from the 19th century to the present day. You’ll find works by Brazilian artists from the colonial and imperial eras, plus paintings by the founders of Brazilian Modernism, such as Lasar Segall, Tarsila do Amaral, Candido Portinari and Alfredo Volpi. Look out for sculpture by Rodin, Victor Brecheret and contemporary works by the Nipo-Brazilian painter Tomie Ohtake. Tue-Wed 10am-5.30pm, Thu 10am-10pm, Fri-Sun 10am-5.30pm. Admission US$3; Sat free.