Friday, September 23, 2011

Museums around the world

Museums are places where we can learn, study and even play. They are very interesting and cool.
Some people think that museums are boring, but they aren't-they are awesome!!

Museums in...


Memorial do Imigrante (Immigrant’s Memorial) 

Address: Rua Visconde de Parnaíba
Time: Tuesday to Sunday and holidays- from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Admission: R$4
General info: this museum teaches us about the long journey and life of the immigrants. There you can also see where they stayed for a few days and where were they from. If you want, you can search your surname in the museum to see if there was someone of your family that stayed at the guesthouse.
Estação Ciências (Science Station)

Address: Rua Guaicurus
Time: Tuesday to Friday-from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
        Weekends and holidays-from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission: R$4
General info: At Estação Ciências you can see inside the human body and learn about the stars and tsunamis. You can experience an earthquake and discover more about Maths. You can see how we can make electricy and magnetic waves. You can play chess on a big chessboard.


Children’s museum

Address: Congress Street
Time: Saturday to Thursday-from 10 a.m. 10 5 p.m.
           Fridays-from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Admission: Price-$12
General info: Here you can learn about science in a different form: playing! You can discover how to make bubbles, dance, jump and even smile! You can also visit “The Wizard of Oz” with Dorothy and buy cute stuff at the museum’s shop.

Museum of Fine Arts

Address: Huntington Avenue
Time: Saturday to Tuesday-from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
          Wednesday to Friday-from 10 a.m. to 9:45 p.m.
Admission: Adults-$22
                     Seniors and students-$20
General info: You can learn about the ancient Greeks and Egyptians there. Then, you can see some contemporary pictures. Just go to another room and study the Civil War’s paintings. There are lots of different kinds of arts, from different places, times and artists.

British Museum

Address: Great Russell Street
Time: Saturday to Thursday-from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Admission: Free
General info: Visit “A history of the world”, where, in 100 objects, you can learn about the world history from two million years ago to nowadays. You can also see “Treasures of heaven” and learn about Medieval Europe’s religions.


Museé du Louvre (Louvre Museum)

Address: avenue du Général Lemonnier
Time: Monday, Thursday and weekend-from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
          Wednesday and Friday-from 9 a.m. to 9:45 p.m.
Admission: Є10
General info: See the Mona Lisa, by Leonardo Da Vinci, walk through the marvellous gardens and watch a film in the auditorium! This museum is big, but very beautiful and interesting!

1 comment:

  1. Do you think that museums should be purely informative or should they be interactive?