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Description: Casa Brasileira Museum
Created in May 1970 under the name Museum of Art and Furniture History of Brazil, in1971 changed its name to the Brazilian House. Its main objective is the formation of aresearch center on equipment and customs of Brazilian houses, with permanent exhibition of its collection. The Brazilian House Museum (MCB), a prime location for easy access in the city of São Paulo (Avenida Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 2705), seeks to fulfill this task. Sets out examples of furniture from the seventeenth century, while at the same time makes room for temporary exhibitions of what is produced today and design objects in the four corners of Brazil and the world. More than that, it promotes discussion, courses and lectures on topics relevant to architecture and design. Thus strengthens their vocation to meet the demands of an important segment of creation. Search also able to build new audiences to enjoy the heritage stored and displayed on their premises through educational activities for teaching a scheduled visitations. To offer a complete package of possibilities to the visitor, the museum has a restaurant.A large garden with over 6,000 square meters and about 200 species of Brazilian tree, that stands out from the dense mass of concrete in the region, integrating the whole architectural Solar Fabio Prado, built during the 40s and where the Museum is housedsince 1972. Around this huge lawn activities take place on weekends, such as musical performances scheduled for Sunday mornings. The MCB is a public institution belonging to the network of 16 state museums, linked to the Ministry of Culture, and which comprises among others: the State Art Gallery, Museum of Image and Sound (MIS), Sacred Art Museum, Memorial Immigrant and Palace of Arts. Access to the MCB is made possible through major outlets traffic in Sao Paulo, where public transportation runs connected to all parts of the city. The number 2705 Avenue Brigadeiro Faria Lima is almost at the junction with the avenues Europe and Garden City. The Museum is located two blocks from Marginal Pinheiros, at the bridge of the Garden City.
Museu da Casa Brasileira
Avenida Brigadeiro Faria Lima 2705
Bairro do Jardim Paulistano
http://www.mcb.sp.gov.br/Photo by: Pedro Angelini