Spiral staircase. The staircase has dark wood handrails. The steps are in light wood.


– When was Museu do Ipiranga created?

Museu do Ipiranga was inaugurated on September 7, 1895. Originally conceived as a monument to Independence, it was adapted to become a museum. First, it received a Natural History collection. From the first centenary of Independence on, it was reformulated and began to privilege collections linked to the History of Brazil and of São Paulo.

– What are the Museum of Ipiranga’s opening days and hours?

Museu do Ipiranga is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 11am to 5pm.

– How do I get tickets?

Tickets are offered on our website, under the “Get your tickets” button on our homepage.

Every Friday, starting at 10am, we make tickets available for the following week.

– How much do the tickets cost?

Tickets are free until November 6.

– How many tickets can each person reserve on the site?

You can reserve up to 4 tickets per person.

– How can I make a group booking?

Group reservations will be offered as of October 1st. The service of guided tours by the Museum’s educational team will be offered in 2023.

– Are the tickets individual?

Yes, each ticket is valid for one person.

– Can I give my ticket to another person?

Yes, tickets are transferable.

– Do children need a ticket?

No. Only children over the age of 6 need admission.

– Do I need proof of Covid-19 vaccination?

Yes, over 12 years old must present a National Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate with at least one dose.

– Does the museum have accessibility structures?

Yes, the museum is equipped with elevators, access ramps, and various resources for exploring the collection. The accessibility items available to the artworks include tactile screens, three-dimensional models, olfactory devices, 3D reproductions and in materials similar to the original pieces, such as stone and metal, Braille notebooks, texture samples, and objects acquired specifically for visitors to handle.

– How to consult the Museum’s library?

Museu do Ipiranga library’s holdings are part of USP’s Library System and can be consulted on the Dedalus system – USP’s Bibliographical Database, through the www.usp.br/sibi.

– Is the use of images from the collection allowed?

The images of the Museum’s collections that are on the Wikipedia platform can be downloaded and loaded with the Creative Commons (CC) license – CC-BY-4.0, which allows the use of the images without the need for authorization, respecting the Terms and Conditions of Use stipulated on the platform. Learn more about licenses here.

The items of the collections that are not in the public domain and, therefore, are not part of the collection made available on the WikiGlam platform, will depend on authorization to release the use of the assets.

For more information, access the link Image Request.

– Is it possible to hold an event at the Museu do Ipiranga?

Yes, please contact the management at dirmp@usp.br.

– How do I work in the Museum?

Museu do Ipiranga is a unit of the University of São Paulo and conducts the selection processes of collaborators through public competitions. The announcements are published in the Official Gazette of the State of São Paulo, available on the link imprensaoficial.com.br.

– How can I contribute financially to the Museum?

On our site, go to the Support tab and find out how to contribute. There are options for individuals and for companies, with and without tax incentives.

– Which institution manages Museu do Ipiranga?

Museu do Ipiranga is a unit of the University of São Paulo, part of the university’s set of museums.

– Was there an illustrious resident in the building that houses the Museum? Was it D. Pedro I?

No. Actually, the building that houses Museu do Ipiranga, inaugurated on September 7th, 1895, was always intended for museum activities. Therefore, it has never housed residents, such as D. Pedro I.

However, it is worth mentioning that the remains of the first emperor of Brazil, as well as those of his wives, the empresses Leopoldina of Austria and Amelia of Leuchtenberg, rest in the Imperial Crypt in the Independence Park, in front of the Ipiranga Museum.