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Aug 11, 2009
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Aug 10, 2009



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Brasilia Museu Nacional (National Museum)

The Complexo Cultural da República, a project by Oscar Niemeyer, is formed by the National Library of Brasília and the National Museum of the Republic. It is situated in the Eixo Monumental, next to the Cathedral of Brasília.

The National Library of Brasília occupies an area of 14,000 m², consisting of reading and study rooms, auditorium and a collection of over 300,000 items.

The National Museum of the Republic consists of a 14,500 m² exhibit area, two 780-seat auditoriums. The space is mainly used to display temporary art exhibits.

More about Brasilia: The Capital City of Brazil created ex nihilo (out of nothing) in the centre of the country in 1956, was a landmark in the history of town planning. Inaugurated in 1960 (April 21st) it has a population of about 2,557,000 as of the 2008 census estimate, making it the fourth largest city in Brazil.

Brasilia is a masterpiece of modernist architecture. It is the only city in the world built in the 20th century to be awarded (in 1987) the status of Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. Brasilia is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2010.

Hold an exhibit of our panoramic photographs, promote Brasilia and help support Brasilias Project. Embassies, libraries, museums, galleries, schools, public and private organizations and individuals worldwide may hold our exhibit. Visit www.brasilias.com.br Will open in a new tab or window

Brasilia Museu Nacional

Projetado por Oscar Niemeyer, o Centro Cultural da República foi inaugurado no dia 15 de dezembro de 2006.

O Conjunto Cultural da República está localizado entre a Rodoviária e a Catedral. O conjunto é formado pelo Museu da República e a Biblioteca Nacional.

Telefone para mais informações: (61) 3325 5204

O Projeto Brasilias auxilia na promoção, conhecimento e proteção do Patrimônio Mundial da UNESCO, como Brasília - a única cidade construída no século 20 que foi agraciada (em 1987) com o título de Patrimônio Cultural da Humanidade pela UNESCO.

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