My name is Nicolas. I’m from Zurich, Switzerland. Today I’ll tell about the Museum of Tomorrow in Rio.
Museum of Tomorrow in Rio
Museum of Tomorrow is a museum located here in Rio de Janeiro at Porto Maravilha, the port of Rio. It was designed by the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava and built right in front of Guanabara bay. The infrastructure of the museum has a focus on sustainability. The water of the Guanabara bay is used in the air conditioning system and the top of the building, as you can see behind me, is covered in solar panels.
It’s a futuristic museum that has the purpose of making us think about how we can influence the environment around us. It’s got five different parts: Cosmos, Earth, Anthropocene, Tomorrow and Us. We are given a card at the beginning of the exhibition, but I won’t give away any spoilers, so you’ll have to come and see the museum by yourselves.
How to get to Museum of Tomorrow
The best way to get to Museum of Tomorrow is by taking the VLT. It’s a special tram that will take you to different parts of the center of Rio. If you are going from Rio & Learn, you can take the subway until you reach Carioca Station. Right in front of the Carioca subway station you’ll find a VLT station, so you just need to take it. There is a VLT station called Parada dos Museus that is right in front of Museum of Tomorrow. It’s impossible to miss it!
The museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The entrance fee is 20 reais, except for Tuesday when it is free. Feel free to visit the museum anytime you like or join us on our RioLIVE! to Porto Maravilha.
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