Oscar Niemeyer was responsible for the architectural design of the museum, with 33,000 m² (355,200 sq.ft.) of floor space, of which 15,300 m² (164,700 sq.ft.) are used for exhibitions, housed in a complex of 144,000 m² (1,550,000 sq.ft.) that includes Bosque Papa João Paulo II and Aldeia da Cultura.
The Oscar Niemeyer Museum (MON) is a space dedicated to the exhibition of Visual Arts, Architecture, Urban Development.
It is considered the largest in Latin America.
The MON celebrated ten years of activities in November 2012.
Rua Marechal Hermes, 999, Centro Cívico, Curitiba.