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Museo de Arte Contemporaneo (MARCO)

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Address: Zuazua y Ocampo | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
Phone Number: 52-8-3424820
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Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Housed in a beautiful building designed by world-famous architect Ricardo...
Housed in a beautiful building designed by world-famous architect Ricardo Legorreta, this museum features works of major Mexican and Latin American artists.
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Our hotel was near by and we walked to the museum. Very safe btw 9am to 5pm. Found very historical pieces. Not much to say about it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Our hotel was near by and we walked to the museum. Very safe btw 9am to 5pm. Found very historical pieces. Not much to say about it.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Located on the heart of the city, this museum is one fo the best of the region, and it houses quite an array of different exhibitions, the museum itself is a beautiful contemporary building, where weddings and events can also be held. the restaurant is quite good too. highly reccomend it! a fave amongst locals!

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Mexicali, Mexico
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

When I went I got to see the Stank Kubrik exposition, it was very interesting but I know its not for everyone, either way it was a nice thing to do in the city.

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Monterrey
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176 reviews 176 reviews
91 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This is my favorite museum since it opened. It always has great exhibits and pieces of art, all well arranged in the building.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is another place that is highly recommended to visit in Monterrey. Usually they have temporary showings that are very unique and cool, but the permanent collection is also very good. And the place by itself is worth visiting.

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Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This Museum is housed in a breath-taking building by a renowned Mexican architect. Over the years it has gotten better and better, with spot-on curating and interesting exhibitions year-round. The last one I saw, an assortment of props, pictures, scripts, costumes, etc. by Stanley Kubrick was OUTSTANDING. Definitely a top favorite spot for culture.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The location is great for seeing a view of the mountains and seeing some of the older buildings, but the museum itself is cool. They really have some nice art. Ordinarily, contemporary art is not my thing, but I enjoyed it and would visit again.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This museum opened its doors in 1991 and with help of private benefactors brings contemporary art collections to this city. The architecture of the building is very mexican and modern.

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Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

If you've been to Monterrey, you'll already know that it's a dull, unattractive city, devoid of much of what makes a place livable (but with surprisingly good food.) One bright spot is the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, if only because the rest of the place is so ugly and boring. The architecture is nice, the interior is clean and welcoming.... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Museum of Contemporary Art is very very pretty. You will like this contemporary Mexican Architecture. It is a lively and allways active museum. It has different temporary exhibitions, changing constantly. We are glad to have a museum in the city that brings us this paintings, sculptures and photographs. I really recommend it. It has a big parcking lot, a... More 

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