Museu do Morro da Caixa D'agua Velha, Cuiaba

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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  • Place for those who like to visit historical places, museums and congeners! I like it! It tells the history of Cuiabá in relation to the water supply in the 19th and 20th century. Very good!
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  • Very good when something seemingly simple and perhaps without greater importance surprise us. Come on, look, know the story and how it worked.
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