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Address: Palazzo Pomarici | Via San Giacomo, 751000 Matera, Italy
Phone Number: 366 9357768
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Extraordinary sculpture in the caves

This is the collection belonging to a private foundation that has been placed in seven caves and the adjoining castle. The juxtaposition of the caves and modern sculpture is not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 4, 2014
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

This is the collection belonging to a private foundation that has been placed in seven caves and the adjoining castle. The juxtaposition of the caves and modern sculpture is not to be missed. It is a bit of a challenge to find, but worth the effort.

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Budapest, Hungary
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

The caves offer a marvelous setting for sculptures. Unique, refreshing atmosphere and experience. Among the few places one must visit in Sassi.

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Hasselt, Belgium
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77 reviews 77 reviews
23 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The Musma has an unique setting, just like every other place in Sassi, but the collection is only for real addicts. Little bit overpriced.

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Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Sculpture from internationally acclaimed artists. The sculptures sits inside the cavities within the caves, almost becoming one with them. Very unique.

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San Francisco, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Tucked away on a terraced hillside in Matera, the Museum of Modern Art features interesting modern sculptures in radial cave galleries on the ground floor with a more traditional stone second level. We went to see the art during the daytime but were pleasantly surprised to find out that there would be an evening event - we returned after dinner... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

If in Matera, must visit this museum. The perfect harmony of modern sculptures in an historical and unique setting. Great value for the money.

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Floriana, Malta
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This museum of modern art is housed in four or five caves which provides an interesting contrast whether you like modern art or not.

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Hanmer, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Be sure to visit this museum. The setting for contemporary sculpture in a series of caves, nooks and crannies gives the pieces a perfect setting and they can really shine. We had the place completely to ourselves - you don't get that at the Guggenheim!

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

MUSMA sits in the Sassi area of the town of Matera. My family and I have been to MOMA and L'Orangerie and the Pompidou amongst other fine museums. MOMA stands on it's own. They have a very interesting array of art from different time periods from around the world. The presentation of the pieces are brilliant. If you took the... More 

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New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Get insight into how life was for those living in the caves. Set up pretty much how it was when the last people left in 1958 . Apparently when they were asked to leave some resisted Good value at 2euros

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