RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Located in Estação da Luz, a late 19th century train station built in the heart of São Paulo, the museum was destroyed by a fire in December 2015. Reconstruction works were completed yesterday, July 29.
Some R$85 (US$17) million from several private donors and from the São Paulo state government and the federal government were invested in the reconstruction works through the federal Rouanet Law offering tax subsidies for cultural projects. Works began in 2017 and were monitored by federal, state, and municipal agencies for the protection of historical and artistic . . .