The Museum in Niterói, or Museu de Arte Contemporânea (Museum of Contemporary Art), located at the Boa Viagem shoreline, offers visitors stunning views of the sky line of Rio de Janeiro. Opened in 1996, it was designed by renowned Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer. The museum is an iconic element of the city's modern architecture and has become a major tourist attraction. The building offers 8 galleries of exhibitions of artifacts from the 19th and 20th centuries. It also features sculptures, photographs, tapestries, and multimedia artwork by renowned contemporary artists. Besides the museums permanent collections, it displays themed exhibitions varying from ancient global cultures to modern music history. The building also has an outdoor terrace, with direct access to the waterfront and bay, allowing visitors to have a nice stroll and enjoy captivating views of the neighboring cities.