Museu do Morro da Caixa D'agua Velha, Cuiaba

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Museu do Morro da Caixa D'agua Velha is a museum dedicated to the history of water conservation and beginnings of modern urban development of the city. It features a permanent exhibition of iron pipes and old records of registered users for water supply. Far more interesting than the display is the building itself: it is the city’s former water reservoir dating from 1882 build to supply more than 20,000 inhabitants with drinkable water. A Roman style aqueduct built using wooden beams, clay, and brick, the tank had the capacity to store one million liters (264,172 gallons) of water. Our Cuiaba route planner makes visiting Museu do Morro da Caixa D'agua Velha and other Cuiaba attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Virtually nothing was frustrating, the whole Museum and this photo, no big deal, but the attendant is very attentive and explained well, but there's not much to know.
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  • The internal space of the Museum is small but the lighting is a show. Has some exhibits, permanent collection for the Museum's own story as hydraulic parts. The Museum is also open to various art exhibitions.
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