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


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

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

– Is the use of masks mandatory in visits to the Museum?

Yes. Due to the increasing spread of Covid-19, the use of masks is again mandatory in visits to the Museu do Ipiranga as of November 16th (Wednesday).

– How do I get tickets?

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

Every Friday, starting at 10 a.m., we make tickets available for the next two weeks.

– How can I make a group booking?

Group reservations are offered monthly for visits in the following month. For information about availability, click here.

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

You can reserve up to 4 tickets per person.

– How much do the tickets cost?

Tickets will be free until December 30.

– Are the tickets individual?

Yes, each ticket is valid for one person.

– Can I give my ticket to another person?

Yes, the tickets are transferable. They can be given to anyone, even if they are registered in a different CPF than the person who will visit.

– Is it possible to transfer the date of a ticket?

It is not possible to transfer the date of a ticket. The ticket is only valid for the date you book. To change the date, you must obtain a new ticket.

– Do children need a ticket?

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

– Can I take pictures and film inside and outside the Museum?

Yes, inside the Museum photos and filming can be done on a private or academic basis without prior authorization. Photographic rehearsals (weddings, birthdays, etc), the use of flash and accessories such as tripods and photo poles are not allowed.

Outside the Museum (esplanade, French Garden and the woods), private photos and filming with cell phones may be taken without authorization.

Private recording with cameras (single lens or interchangeable models) can be done by filling out an authorization form, which can be requested from the security staff.

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

Yes. Starting in 2023, we will open registration for those interested in holding corporate and private events at the Museum. The rules and information will be posted on our website and social networks in December.

– Are animals allowed in the Museum?

Animals are allowed to enter only in the following cases:

– guide dogs for visually impaired people.
– emotional support animals, upon presentation of a psychiatric report.

– 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.

– 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.

– 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?

Click here. 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.

– Are Blind and Disabled (PwD) tickets guaranteed?

Yes, people with visual, motor, intellectual, or hearing impairments and one companion are guaranteed tickets. Simply pick them up at the box office, with no need to make reservations.