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Visit the Memorial

Memorial Minas Gerais Vale remains indeterminately closed for visitation. Since the beginning of the social distancing period, the space, which integrates the Vale Cultural Institute, has been dedicating itself to the maintenance of its connection to the public by means of cultural and educational actions on its digital channels. Enjoy our virtual program!

Follow the online program on our channels: Instagram (@memorial.vale), Facebook (@MemorialVale) and YouTube (@memorialvale).

Address

Praça da Liberdade, nº 640, esquina com Rua Gonçalves Dias, Bairro Savassi. Belo Horizonte – MG.

 

Opening hours

Visitation is free.

Tuesdays to Saturdays: from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. – stay limited to 6 p.m.

Thursdays: from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. – stay limited to 10 p.m.

Sundays: from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. – stay limited to 4 p.m.

How to get there?

By car: the following streets/avenues will lead you to us – Bahia Street, João Pinheiro Avenue, Brasil Avenue, Bias Fortes Avenue, or Cristóvão Colombo Avenue.

The Memorial has no parking lot. There are paid on-street parking spaces on the surrounding streets as well as private parking lots in the area.

By Bus: for information about bus schedules and routes serving the Praça da Liberdade Square, where the Memorial is located, access www.bhtrans.pbh.gov.br

Or click on the following link and learn about the lines that will lead you to the Memorial.

Some guidance for your visit:

Leave your purses, backpacks and bags in the storage room at the reception.

  • Photographing is allowed, but please do not use flashlights.
  • The use of cell phones inside the rooms is not allowed.
  • Avoid speaking loudly, shouting or running around.
  • Do not lean on the columns, handrails and glass windows.
  • Set pieces/objects can only be touched when they have indicative stickers.
  • Avoid wearing high-heeled shoes: the Memorial’s floor is historical, heritage listed and fragile at certain places.
  • Drinking and eating is restricted to the Memorial Café area, as well as the Reading + Seeing Space on some previously authorized special occasions.
  • Photo shooting sessions for commercial or professional purposes are not allowed at the Memorial.

 

Device Loans

The Memorial will lend audio devices and tablets to those over 16 during visitation. Loans to those under 16 will be the responsibility of the accompanying grown-ups.

 

Ask our educators

There are educators stationed on all the floors of the museum to guide your visit and clear up your doubts.

 

Take part in the Dialogue Sessions

Our educators hold actions in some of the Memorial’s rooms, stimulating the debate and new readings of the collection. Watch out for the schedule:

Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Sundays at noon, 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

 

For further information

Please contact us in case of doubt or for further information.

Phone No. : (31) 3308-4000

E-mail: memorial@memorialvale.com

For children

We provide children of up to 12 years old with a kit so as to help them explore the theme rooms in a light and interactive way together with their parents. The “Trilha da Infância” kit includes a hand light, a map, a magnifying glass, and binoculars.

Children and the accompanying adults should demand their kits at the reception and are expected to give them back at the end of the visit.

 

Group Bookings

Memorial Minas Gerais Vale remains indeterminately closed for visitation. Since the beginning of the social distancing period, the space, which integrates the Vale Cultural Institute, has been dedicating itself to the maintenance of its connection to the public by means of cultural and educational actions on its digital channels. Enjoy our virtual program!

Memorial Minas Gerais Vale offers guided visits to school and non-school groups. Such visits are led by educators and address themes that are related to the museum’s collection. Visitation and bookings are free.

 

 

Book your school group visit

School group visits take place from Tuesdays to Fridays and must be previously booked.

Book your visit by filling out the form below or by phone (31) 3343-7317 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Mondays to Fridays.

You may choose a theme route for your school’s visit. Check the routes offered by the Memorial at the end of this page.

Read the school group visitation instructions at the link below.

(link: http://memorialvale.com.br/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/orientacoes-visitas-escolares.pdf)

 

Book your visit for EJA school classes or institutions from other cities.

Saturday visits are reserved to EJA school classes or groups from cities other than Belo Horizonte. Such visits must be previously booked, and it is important to point out that these groups may also book visits during the week.

Book your visit by filling out the form below or by phone on (31) 3343-7317 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Mondays to Fridays.

You may choose a theme route for your visit. Check the routes available below.

Read the visitation instructions for schools and other institutions at the link below.

(link: http://memorialvale.com.br/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/orientacoes-visitas-escolares.pdf)

Book your non-school group visit

Non-school group visits take place from Tuesdays to Fridays and must be previously booked.

Book your visit by filling out the form below or by phone on (31) 3343-7317 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Mondays to Fridays.

You may choose a theme route for your visit. Check the routes available below.

Read the visit instructions at the link below.

(link: http://memorialvale.com.br/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/orientacoes-visitas-nao-escolares.pdf)

Theme Routes

Learn about the available theme routes

The Memorial offers theme routes for group visits. The routes consist of selected parts of the museum collection and deeply explore pre-defined themes mediated by the Memorial’s educators.

Check the description of the available routes below:

Africanities – addresses the cultures and stories of the African continent as well as Minas Gerais’ ethno-cultural diversity.

Arts – addresses works of art within the context in which they were created, from Baroque to contemporaneity, by means of sensorial observation and exploration.

Cartography – proposes a journey through Minas Gerais’ ways, crossing mountains, rivers, caves and farms. Through the maps we learn the history of the State and its peoples.

Literature – addresses Minas Gerais’ identities through the language, words, and narratives of writers such as Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Guimarães Rosa, among others.

Mineiridades – explores the concept of “State-born citizens” in all its complexity by means of sounds and representations such as the ox cart wheels, Congado drums, mortars and pestles, and others.  

Republic – raises the debate on the Republic in Minas Gerais and how the ornaments, architectural details and fresco paintings found in the former State Treasury Department reflect the ideals of liberty and democracy.

Geraes Women – addresses gender issues and their relations to history and culture in Minas Gerais, proposing a view on the female contributions to the construction of the State.

Childhood – may address contents included in the other routes, exploring dialogues, aesthetics, views and sensations together with children from 3 to 6 so as to contribute to their historical, cultural and social upbringing.

 

Praça da Liberdade, 640,
esquina com Rua Gonçalves Dias
Belo Horizonte – Minas Gerais – Brasil
30140-010 – (31) 3308-4000

Entrada gratuita

Horário de funcionamento

Temporariamente fechado

Agendamento de visitas

Para mais informações ligue (31) 3343-7317