The Niterói Contemporary Art Museum is a contemporary art museum situated in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The museum was established in 1996 in a purpose-built building designed by Oscar Niemeyer. The building is unique in its architectural style and it has made it a local landmark, it resembles a flying saucer. It is named after the area of Rio in which it is situated, Niteroi. The museum's collection of contemporary art is displayed over its three floors.
The museum is situated on the seafront. You can get there by taking the 17, 32, 33, 46 and 47 buses that all stop a short walk away.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open six days of the week, Tuesday to Sunday 10am-6pm.