Fundação Casa de Rui Barbosa

Museum: from Tuesday to Friday, 10am-5h30pm / Library and archives: from Monday to Friday, 9am-6pm.

Fundação Casa de Rui Barbosa (House of Rui Barbosa Foundation)

Committed to promote culture, education and research, the foundation was born in 1928 deeply connected to the purpose of preserving and disseminating the work and memory of the jurist, politician, diplomat, writer and great orator Rui Barbosa (1849-1923), one of the brightest intellectuals of his time. Located in the house where he lived between 1895 and 1923, the Casa de Rui Barbosa Foundation keeps about 60,000 documents, which he produced and received, with memories that refer to his public, social and family life. The foundation features a remarkable historical archive and also the Arquivo-Museu de Literatura Brasileira (Archive-Museum of Brazilian Literature), which brings together literary documents of national writers.

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