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CAPC Musee d'Art Contemporain

7 rue Ferrere, 33000 Bordeaux, France
05 56 00 81 50
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Ranked #44 of 77 attractions in Bordeaux
Type: Art Museums
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Canberra, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The overriding opinion online is this is a great place to go for brunch on a Saturday or Sunday. Very little mention about the art. I can't believe anyone would even mention it in the same paragraph as the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. The restaurant look great with lots of space on the open roof. It is a pity... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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501 helpful votes 501 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Get out of the old and into the new. From tradition to something different. Need a break from the old city and maybe even some air con? Stop here to get the other side of your brain working. The museum is in an old building that is immense and open. The collections were interesting especially to me the paper exhibit.... More

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Calgary, Canada
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142 reviews 142 reviews
23 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We went to the art gallery and we were told that the entry was free and that there were two temporary expositions. What we weren't told is that the permanent art collection was not there. Not sure where it was. They should have had some kind of explanation then one could decide whether or not to go ahead of time.... More

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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

If you like contemporary art, this is a must see. I do not believe that they have a permanent collection. Rather, we say three very diverse but interesting exhibits. The exhibits are in an old warehouse with beautiful stone arches and enormous vaulted ceilings. The exhibits were really spaced out in separate parts of the building. On the roof is... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Cool modern art museum nicely set in an old building. Also good museum shop. Don´t miss the cafeteria on the roof top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Loved the way this old warehouse has been converted into a gallery for modern art. It seems small at first but actually there is a lot to explore. The spaces lend themselves well to smaller temporary exhibitions and installations.

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newcastle UK
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

CAPC is eay to get to by tram or walking from then main square, although the entrance is tucked away. Small entry fee and free for students. The ground floor was under utilised and you need to do som exploring to find all of the exhibits. There is currently a very good exhbition on football stadiums linking to the new... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

century painting selections. Courteous attendants and staff. Imposing structure but we missed Delacroix and what lied after him.

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Bowie, Maryland
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

The setting and selection make this an excellent place to spend the afternoon. The interior of the building looks like an old cathedral. It is very well done.

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

This old harbour warehouse makes a brilliant location for this comtemporary art museum. It has its own metro/ tram stop, but is walking distance from the heart of Bordeaux The various exhibits were well presented and there was plenty of interest . We visited during the Sylvia Sleigh exhibition and this was an introduction for us to this Welsh born... More

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