Olympic Boulevard, Museum of Tomorrow & Historical Rio

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28 reviews   (4.79)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Walk along Rio’s Downtown area to learn more about Brazil’s history and the city’s post-olympic legacy. Visit the Valongo Wharf, the Olympic Boulevard (new harbor area) with the Kobra Mural and the Museum of Tomorrow, the Monastery of Saint Benedict, the Olympic Cauldron, Praça XV, and the Confeitaria Colombo (closed on Sundays).

What's Included

All taxes, fees and handling charges

Comfortable air-conditioned van with maximum capacity of 19 passengers

Guided half-day walking tour in Downtown Rio de Janeiro

Hotel pickup and drop-off from hotels in South Zone (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Leme) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca) hotels

Professional guide with live tour commentary in English, Spanish & Portuguese.

What's Not Included

Food and Drinks (available for purchase at Confeitaria Colombo)


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 99

Additional Info

  • Adult pricing applies to all travellers
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Please inform your hotel to arrange your pickup
  • Roundtrip transportation available from South Zone (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Leme) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca) hotels via air-conditioned van. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Tours serão operados com capacidade reduzida à 50%
  • Wear comfortable shoes for a walking tour
  • Confeitaria Colombo is closed on Sundays
  • Children 4 and younger are complimentary, provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Maximum group size is 19 people
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Service animals allowed
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • This tour operates rain or shine
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

What To Expect

Cais do Valongo
Walk by with live commentary.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Painel Etnias
Stop for photos.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Boulevard Olimpico
Pass by.

• Admission Ticket Free

Porto Maravilha
Walk through Porto Maravilha, the revitalized Port Zone of Rio. It has attractions that have made it into an important tourist spot in Rio de Janeiro, with a great circuit for those who love culture, art and history.

• Admission Ticket Free

Maua Square
Make a quick visit to Mauá Square, revitalized at the 2016 Olympics, and see the beauty and the cool things to do in your surroundings.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Internal and interactive visit.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Orla Prefeito Luiz Paulo Conde
Stroll along the Orla Conde, relax and contemplate a new angle of the city.

• Admission Ticket Free

Sao Bento Monastery
Internal visit.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Church of Our Lady of the Candelaria
Pass by one of the most famous and beautiful churches in Brazil. The Church of Our Lady of Candelaria receives hundreds of tourists every day and is one of the main artistic works of the nineteenth century in Brazil.

• Admission Ticket Free

Travessa do Comercio
Walk through the alleys from Travessa do Comércio and see some preserved traits from colonial times.

• Admission Ticket Free

Arco do Teles
Observe the architectural landmark in the history of the city, is what remains of the former residence of the Telles de Menezes family, it connects XV Square to Travessa do Comércio.

• Admission Ticket Free

Rio de Janeiro Historic City Center
Walk by the historic city center as you discover more about Rio's history.

• Admission Ticket Free

Mestre Valentim Fountain
Observe Master Valentine Fountain or Colonial Fountain. Designed by Valentim da Fonseca e Silva and built during the colonial period, located at Praça XV.

• Admission Ticket Free

Paco Imperial
Pass through Paço Imperial, an 18th-century colonial building built for governors' residence, now a Cultural Center.

• Admission Ticket Free

Praca Quinze de Novembro
Walk by with live commentary.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Round out your Rio tour with this
JohnR_C, 02-01-2023
Exactly as advertised - great tour for getting to know Rio’s history better. Our guide had excellent knowledge and pretty good English. The museum was a fantastic architectural specimen - our teenagers enjoyed the interactive displays.
Must Do Tour
vusharma, 09-02-2020
Museum of tomorrow is an excellent "Must Do" tour while in Rio. Our tour guide Monica was very knowledgeable and friendly tour guide. She is fluent in english. She gave a brief but comprehensive review of Brazilian history as well as information of various building and monuments we visited.
Tour of Rio City Center ( Historic)
Miguel E, 01-11-2019
Priscila Y Martin Were Very Professionals And Extremely Helpfull . They Were Very Well Prepare With Knowledge Of The History Of Río De Janeiro
Amazing Guide
dylanjacobs, 31-10-2019
Now this experience was definitely worth the money. Camilla, our guide met us promptly at our hotel and arranged an Uber as there wasn't enough people for the trip. We headed downtown and our guide instinctively tailored our tour to suit myself and my five-year-old son. I made Camilla aware that I am visually impaired and she took this into consideration on planning the day. We strolled down Boulevard Olympic and she thought it might be a good idea for my son to take a look at Aqua Rio, which is the largest Marine Life Centre in South America. Stunning!

Camilla explained the great work of Eduardo Kobra which is truly spectacular and was coined 'The Largest Street Art in the World.' She also introduced us to the Brazilian soft drink Guarana Antarctica and we loved it. Our guide was happy to share her infinite knowledge of the city with us and was terrific with my young child. Camilla pointed out good photograph opportunities and even took some herself to send via WhatsApp. Nothing was too much trouble. We bumped into Spiderman outside The Museum of Tomorrow whom was selling Action Figures and he caught my son is his web! He then performed 'the floss' for us and we were extremely entertained.

It was great having a guide and The Museum of Tomorrow is awe-inspiring with its modern super cool architecture. The journey inside again is fabulous and perfect if you're travelling with kids. You cannot miss out on this 'out of this world' landmark if you're staying n Rio de Janeiro (definitely a must see experience.) I cannot think of anything quite like it in home country, England. As my son became hungry, Camilla took us to a nearby Subway and we happily munched on our sandwiches. I can only thank you Camilla for welcoming us to your city and for such a memorable tour. We had a super day out and will treasure it in our memories forever. Brilliant Tour. Excellent Guide
Museum of tomorrow’s review
kenslord, 21-01-2021
Honestly one of the best tour and tour guides I’ve been to. She was so knowledgeable and professional. The information provided was a lot to take in and she constantly had to switch between English and Spanish but none the less, everyone had a great experience, learned some of colonial history, exhibit the museum of tomorrow as well as see some inspirational history of rio. Highly recommended.

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