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MUSAC - Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon

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Address: Avenida de los Reyes Leoneses, 24, 24008 Leon, Spain
Phone Number: 987 090 000
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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Different, but interesting

You never know what you are going to experience when it comes to contemporary art. Although most of it wasn't to my taste, there was an interesting film we watched about the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

You never know what you are going to experience when it comes to contemporary art. Although most of it wasn't to my taste, there was an interesting film we watched about the farming around Leon. It was very informative. Visiting a museum like this makes a great change from all of the churches and monasteries in every town on the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This museum was very disappointing. We have visited many modern art museums worldwide. This one was probably the worst. There was too much weight on photography and the content of the photographs was at times tasteless. But if watching naked hairy men and their genitals is your thing you might enjoy it....

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Carlton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This museum was free entrance on Sunday afternoon. It is housed in an interesting modern building in government, business district, a contrast to the old town. The collection is small but interesting, with a very good photographic exhibition on at the moment.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is a cutting edge contemporary art gallery with various interesting installations and pictures. Lost of the work is by young artists and it well presented as there is lots of space.

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Ancona, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Indisputably the most striking and memorable building in Leon. (That isn't to say that the cathedral, say, isn't memorable, but if you've already seen other Gothic cathedrals the impact's rather dulled.) I think it's beautiful too. Next time I go to Spain, I'd like to go inside, to see the interior space, and to find out if there's any special... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The building is interesting but the exhibitions are poor. I suggest to go there only for the building and give a look to the museum shop.

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Cary , NC
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

We have seen many contemporary museums in the world of varying quality and can definetely state that this was the worst. The performance act was tedious (videos of aerial views of parked trucks and women getting their hair washed in buckets) and the exhibits ridiculous (one hall just had mounds of miscellaneous building material). I can state that the entrance... More 

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Silver City, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

This museum is incredibly "ugly modern" on the outside. But the show I went to there was fascinating and surprising. It was on feminist art of Spain which arrived in Spain rather late because of the Franco dictatorship. The show was very well done.

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Almeria, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

I was disappointed in the current exhibition about Feminism at MUSAC. I plan to return when the exhibition has changed. It's worth a visit if you're in town. Admission (at least for students) is free on Sunday.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

A gorgeous building with a range of exhibitions to suit all types , and really original. Its free admission on sunday evenings

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Additional Information about MUSAC - Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon

Address: Address: Avenida de los Reyes Leoneses, 24, 24008 Leon, Spain
Phone Number: 987 090 000
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Leon  >  Leon
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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