Parque da Cidade & Museu Historico da Cidade
Opening Time: 7am-6pm
City History Museum
Location: Estrada da Santa Marinha 505, Gavea
Tel: 2512 2353
Opening Times: 10am-4pm, Tuesday to Sunday
Found within Parque da Cicade, this former 19th century mansion now houses a museum which had exhibits of Rio from founding in 1565 up to the mid-20th century. Displays of furniture, photographs and paintings from well-known artists are also on show.