how to visit the main São Paulo museums for free

October 8, 2012 | By More

What with Brazil being a very expensive destination right now, having the chance to save a few dollars or euros is a proposition likely to appeal to many.

If your dates are flexible, here’s how to visit the main São Paulo museums for free.

1. MASP

São Paulo, Brasil

Make sure you visit the MASP (São Paulo Art Museum) on a Tuesday. Opening times that day go from 11:00 till 18:00 but you can check the most up-to-date information at the museum’s own website.

2. Museu do Futebol

estádio do Pacaembu, São Paulo

If you want to enter the Museu do Futebol (Soccer/Football Museum) for free you need to visit it on a Thursday. Opening times that day go from 09:00 till 18:00 but you can check the most up-to-date information at the museum’s own website.

3. Pinacoteca do Estado

Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo

Get in the Pinacoteca do Estado (State’s Art Gallery) on a Thursday from 18:00 till 22:00 and during the entire opening time on a Saturday, from 10:00 till 18:00. You can check the most up-to-date information at the museum’s own website.

4. Museu da Língua Portuguesa

Estação da Luz, São Paulo

To grant free access to the Museu da Língua Portuguesa (Portuguese Language Museum) visit it on a Saturday. Opening times that day go from 10:00 till 18:00 but you can check the most up-to-date information at the museum’s own website.

5. Museu Paulista da USP (Museu do Ipiranga)

Museu Paulista da USP, São Paulo

Visit the Museu Paulista da USP (Museu do Ipiranga) (a history and art museum on the east region of the city) for free on the first Sunday of the month. Opening times that day go from 09:00 till 17:00 but you can check the most up-to-date information at the museum’s own website.

Happy cultural travels!

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